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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 8, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas j instate Texas Baseball Atlanta Houston 1 NBA Final Four San Antonio at Los Angeles Milwaukee at Philadelphia New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituiw no on Cnrfirnc SUNDAY 50 cents 92 91 80 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Jail bonds pass by wide margin By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Although displeased with low voter county officials were very happy with the end result of Saturdays bond Voters overwhelmingly gave their approval to the county Issuing million In bonds to pay for the con struction of a new county jail and to purchase a small amount of land ad jacent to the Courthouse for future ex The county plans to build this 100 inmate structure on a nineacre tract on Water Lane off West San Antonio In addition to the offices for the Sheriffs Department and a small magistrates court will be Included In the new Of the total votes were in favor of the oneproposition ballot and 310 voted against Currently there are just under registered voters In the Even with a small voter thats County Com missioner Jumbo Evans told fellow commissioners waiting at the Courthouse Saturday night for election County Fred Clark declared victory when slightly more than two thirds of the precinct ballots had been Precinct Page 12A Im real happy with the though they arent ex he I think the public was pretty well aware of the need for the facility and it shows they understood the he The county Is legally required to build a new jail by 1985 as the result of a federal lawsuit settlement arrived at in District Court In San The suit was filed in 1081 by two former county inmates who charged that jail conditions were then The county fought the suit until It became a classaction suit at which time county officials agreed to Un set lement Happy with the results of Saturdays Commissioner Monroe It shows me Hint the people still want to keep local they still prefer we Commissioners Court make the He was referringto the fact that IKK the county not been able to pass a bond tho federal courts could step In and plan the county Jail on behalf of Commissioners later sending county the This would have been much more than million since the new jail would have to meet federal as opposed to state jail standards which are much more costly and Voter apathy might have been one thing that kept voters away from the as could the fact that the election was held In the middle of Mothers Day Clark Piigo 12A Appraisal office days numbered ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer An ad hoc committee took a good look at the Comal County Appraisal District and decided It was fouled up beyond all The committees recom mendation abolish the present district office under Chief Ap praiser Glenn Brucks and con tract svith the Comal County tax assessorcollector to take over the whole That proposal will be presented to the Board of Directors on May What weve done here is not binding on the appraisal chairman Charles Lewis reminded the committee Friday It will be up to the board to make a final But Lewis Is on that and he indicated the recomendation would get at least one Eight of the groups 10 mem Including Lewis and County Tax Assessor Gloria voted in favor of the recom Maggie Lublunski of Selmu Glyn representing the joint tux office of tho City of Now Bruunfels and the New Braunfels Independent School was tho only dissenting Since he Is also an appraisal district there may be some fireworks at the May 16 Goffs move to table the recommendation made by John Phillips of Garden Ridge died for lack of a Philips had presented a lengthy report which delved into almost every aspect of the appraisal district He among other that Brucks personnel program was in dicative of continuous mediocrity1 and that management and personnel direction are ominously He said the district was spending great amounts of money on contract and making no effort to see that it got what it paid I need more time to study his 1 cant make that decision Goff When It came to a vote despite his he told Lewis he would like to but ended up casting a Brucks and two of his ap praisers attended the They didnt have much to say when the committee 1 have to go through and think about It for a Brucks holding a copy of Phillips Not Goff was tho 1ago ISA Dancing in the park Members of tho Tacnxots perform in Lancia Park Saturday The dancincj brought to a close Saturdays Kindermaskonball which had Socjuin Avenue to L Page IxKjun with a putado down More City tax rate on agenda The proposed million city budget for J 98384 will be reviewed in public hearing Monday In the City Council Meeting time is and the budget hearing is high on the After closing the council may adopt the budget and set a property tax rate for the next fiscal City Manager Delashmutt says a rate of 24 cents per valuation will cover the The present set before the Comal County Appraisal District revalued all property in the Is 118 per The budget presented to council on April 25 shows more revenue than was taken In this But only a small part of that amount or ap proximately in percent will come from ad valorem Sales tax alone ts expected to bring in Lust year was the first time sales tax revenue exceeded property tux said City Finance Director And In New unlike other parts of tin retail business is still gelling Tho cily expects to receive In Intergovernmental See 1ago ISA Inside Todays Weather Expect a mild Mothers with winds from the northnortheast at 1016 miles per Increasing cloudiness late followed by a mostly cloudy Monday with a slight chance of thun Tuesday through Thursday will be partly cloudy and Sunrise today was predicted at lighting In Lebanon Even as Secretary of State George ShulU tries to hammer out a troop with drawal agreement between Israel and Lebanese militias Syrian supported Druse troops and sup ported Christiana are slugging U Artillery shells are landing in ancj a Navy ship reports upon while off the Lebanese There are a number and but no Americans are among the fft t T CLASSIFIED Israeli withdrawal may depend on Syria TEL Israel AIM Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir hinted Saturday that Israel may retrench its forces In southern Lebanon If Syria refuses to withdraw Its own troops under a The Cabinet on Friday tentatively approved a withdrawal accord with Lebanon that had boon drafted by Secretary of State George But reports Indicated Saturday thai opposition to tho agreement was growing In Israel and southern If Syria does not fulfill Its promise to evacuate we will take care to deploy and position ourselves In the safest possible arrangement for IDF Israel Defense Forces soldiers and the IDF in Shamir said In an Interview with Israel Shamir refused to specify what ho but Israel has made clear that It would remain In Lebanon at loast until the Syrians occupying the eastern of the country start to I dont want to go Into details but obviously the security of the army and tho security of tho are what concern us Shamir referring to tho part of Israel thai borders Shu was In Damascus on Saturday in an effort to persuade tho Syrians to remove their troops from Lebanon at tho same time as the Ho told reporters tho Syrians wore objecting to parts of tho accord and that very difficult negotiations lay Tho Israeli Cablnot approved Shullz draft withdrawal accord in but said It wanted clarifications of a number of security and political Shamir said Israel was not satisfied with a provision that would make Saad lladdad socondln command In southern Lebanon without a combat lladdad the Lebanese army during the IU757I1 civil war and formed his own militia In Israel has ported the Shamir said Israel would work to give lladdad an perhaps decisive role In the security Israel svants Haddad to stay In tho south and guard against possible ac tivity by Palestinian Several Israeli ministers have raised tho possibility of a unilateral pullback Ifi miles south of the existing lines to the Awall The United Stales and Lebanon oppose a partial withdrawal Advocates of partial withdrawal counter that Israel would be removing its soldiers from the Beirut area and from UK Chouf where Lebanese rightwing Christians and lefllsl Druse fighters have bombed and fired upon Hunger strike hasnt despite report on radio The Comal County Jail hunger strike did not resume over the contrary to a report on one San Antonio radio station Hes eating full a spokesman from the Sheriffs Department said Saturday referring to the one Inmate left from the original four who went on a hunger strike April Juan Lopez Is the only one of the four still remaining in the county Jail who went on a hunger strike to protest the probated sentence given William Dale Savage for the death of Ruben Sauceda on Saucedas pregnant wife and their two small children were also killed by Savages The who vowed to starve to death until Savage was tried started their hunger strike pushing for the prosecution of three other Involuntary manslaughter in dictments against Lopez and Gilbert the only other Inmate left to continue the hunger strike last broke their fast and ate Lopez was Indicted by a Comal County Grand Jury April 20 for passing a forged In He has been to the penitentiary already for murder without malice and assault to Love swings on trapeze for daring newlyweds i A 1 1 i A ri I 11 II HOUSTON A preacher 1 theo and the couple leaped from the trapezethat was their altar Into a safely net DO feet The marriage of aerlallsls Arturo Gaona and Naomi Hosas Garcia was the finale of the 47th Arabia Temple Shrine Circus show Friday The two exchanged vows before I love the said a fourthgeneration circus performer and the star of The Flying Gaona At he has been a member of that team for 36 I cant explain my he 1 have goose The bride was less en thusiastic about the conceived by circus coor dinator Bill 1 havent dQne this In quite a she
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