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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Tex a e former dead at 88 Sahm By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Edgar Sahm once I would not Liikc a million dollars for my It made me what I wanted to He died Tuesday at the age of having dedicated his life to giving others a sound education as a teacher and former superintendent of New Braunfels Independent School Born in Coma Sahm went off to college in San Marcos in His first teaching assignment was a oneroom schoolhouse in deep Bexar then came buck to New Braunfels in the fall of He taught science and math at New Braunfels High became a and three years later took the top spot as superintendent of Sahm held that position until when he became superintendent He spent several years as a college then in ended his educational career of 59 He was a resident of Eden Home at the time of his Services for Sahm will be at 2 Thursday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral with the Linwood Kennedy of New Braunfels Burial will be in Coiual Curt a former principal and teacher under Sahms had only words of honor for his late boss and We called him The even called him that to his And we meant Schmidt said He never lost his no matter how much fussing and fuming or ranting and raving there and believe he had lots of op He was first and foremost a a truly remarkable In all the years I worked with I never saw him do or heard him say a malicious His said Thats he was a good We never heard nothing but good about people when we got My mother was the same Schmidt said the late Sahm PhD degree came from the University of He never made less than an A that I can he He was very never took the superficial always He was extremely and had a mind like an Sahm achieved greatness as a Schmidt because he believed in sound and plenty of And he produced scholars who did well He developed children who knew something when they left and he was good at He knew how to hire good Sahm was a popular superin because he could tell you off in a gentle and precise Schmidt But he was someone you could depend If you did right and hed stand by you come hell or high He would have even gone down with if thats what it In a 1981 Fathers Day See Page 12A AV New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituno 98 36 Pages Sections WEDNESDAY May 25 cents USPS 377880 Bouse resigns at Rec Center By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Robert Bouse is bowing out but not before fin ding someone to take over the program at the Landa Recreation Michael president of the Ianda Recreation met Tuesday morning with Steve Chandler of San who has been hired to replace Bouse as director of the recreation center until July At that the City of New Braunfels will take as agreed by the City Council in who has stuck with the Recreation Association through some lean financial times these past few had already indicated his intention to seek other employment elsewhere when the city took over the the right job came along a couple months and he didnt want to turn it will be here Roberts said Bouse couldnt be reached for but Doherty said the departing director was going to manage a park for recreational vehicles in the Dallas Doherty said Houses resignation did not mean the end of the agreement between the City Council and the Ixinda Recreation When council agreed to take over ihe center and set up a city sponsored recreation the association agreed to run the program in the interim and council gave it some funds for that Robert verbally may have said about being here through the but the com mitment was from the said And Robert has made so 1 dont think well have any He said Chandler was a trained recreation with teaching experience it Southwest Texas State City Parks Director Court Thieleman he had also applied for the per manent city position of recreation but Thieleman wont be making a decision on that for several The application coincides with Houses last day on the Teachers contract not renewed By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Even though neither the teacher nor her representatives were the New Braunfels school board held a lengthy hearing Tuesday night to discuss the nonrenewal of her The Carmen requested the hearing but later decided not to attend at the advice of her NB1SD attorney Jack Following the fourhour closed door the board voted to accept the administrations recommendation which was not to renew the con tract of the first grade Amaros which will expire it the end of this school was not renewed for reasons that neither the Borchers or Amaro would com ment Contacted fit Lone Star Elementary Amaru said would not be able to discuss her case until shed talked to her She did that shed been with NBISD for 13 years over half of which was spent teaching at Lone Her nonrenewal was first recommended to the board March Borchers As is allowed by the districts Amaro requested a formal hearing and the date was set for For the the NBISD board hired additional counsel at an hour plus traveling Austin attorney Joe who Borchers said specializes in school sat in on Tuesdays loiter at the advice of her Amaro decided not to appear at the said Borchers who noted that Amaros attorneys had tried to obtain an injunction from District Court to stop the Unable to obtain the Amaros legal counsel instructed her not to attend the hearing but the school board was legally required to still hold Borchers Following the hearing md the boards Amaro now has the right to appeal to the Texas Commissioner of In an interview following Tuesdays late night Borchers said he anticipates Amaro will make the Tuesdays which was opened back up to the public shortly before lasted so long due to witness Four school including Lone Star Prin cipal Richard Free were questioned at length by Had legal representation for Amaro been the hearing would have lasted several hours Borchers Slull plittia ly John N Siinlni Fun on the bars Coninl Elementary student demonstrates gymnastic skills at i physical education program hold for students and parents The exorcises develop the childrens balance and Crash claims Susan Tieken Memorial services set 4 for Thursday morning ByDYANNEFRY Stuff writor A 20yearold New Braunfels resident was killed Tuesday morning when her Datsun pickup collided with a tractortrailer rig on FM Susan on summer break from Virginia Intcrmont is believed to have died at the scene of the A New Braunfels Emergency Medical Service crew attempted to revive her en route to McKenna Memorial but without The ambulance report in dicated fractures and massive internal Tieken was the daughter of Arlen director of Community Education for the Comal Independent School and New Braunfels City Councilwoman Barbara Highway patrolman Jim Shay said the young woman was westbound on FM approximately miles out of New when she met the eastbound 18wheeler on a sharp It was the road was mid the two vehicles collided left front to left They met on the center said Were still trying to determine who was at if both were at fault or nobody was at The truck 39yearold Ollie Scott of San wasnt even Shay Tieken reportedly had found a summer job as a horse trainer on the Chappy and was going for her first day of work when the wreck She had lived in New Braunfels for 10 and was a 1981 graduate of Canyon High Tuesdays accident marks the second time in the past year that tragedy has struck the family of a city council Steve 29yearold son of Councilwoman Laverne died suddenly of bronchial pneumonia in Houston June CISD trustees cancelled their scheduled Tuesday night board meeting in deference to The meeting has been reset for May 24 at the central administration A memorial service will be held at 10 Thursday at Paul Lutheran with the Jim Hinkhouse Memorial contributions may be given to Pauls or the charity of ones There is also a Susan Tieken Memorial Scholarship Fund set up at New Braunfels National Donations should be sent to Box and directed to the attention of Robert Tieken was born in Harlingen on and was a member of Paul Lutheran She is survived by her parents at 1242 Common her maternal and Henkhaus of Shiner a and a both Canyon High School Fire ants targeted in aerial spraying of Hill Country Inside KERRVILLE f AP For the next few twelve planes from the Texas Department of Agriculture will be spraying thousands of Hill Country acres with a nonpoisonous chemical aimed at eradicating the pesky fire The planes began dumping the chemical ProDrone across Kerr and Kendall counties said Carl the departments airport About of the targeted acres were sprayed the first but Tuesdays cloudy weather hampered the spraying from the 12 he The fire a South American has become a nuisance to farmers and ranchers throughout the Southwest and has a stinging Some landowners and en vironmentalists have protested the use of saying not enough information has been made available about but the chemical has been tentatively approved by the En vironmental Protection There has been some opposition because some say they dont have all the information on the Rost Some Hill Country landowners have forbidden the agriculture department to spray the ProDrone on their and marked the forbidden areas with weather Incorporated areas in the two counties will not be The Sierra Club released a statement in Austin that expressed concern about important unan swered questions surrounding the spraying operation and the chemical Many biologists are concerned that wide use of the any pesticide not specifically meant for imported fire ants may actually increase the pests said spokeswoman ProDrone affects a variety of Jacobson and whatever picks up the bait might be When you kill native insects that compete with imported fire you are making room for the So they dont seem to need our Todays Weather Expect a cloudy with a 50 percent chance of some possibly Southeast blowing near 10 miles per will shift to the north at 1015 mph late this af There is a 20 percent chance of evening with a partly cloudy night ex Thursday will be partly with winds out of the southeast again at 510 Sunset tonight will be at and sunrise Thursday at Rubber Match The Unicorns beat Alamo Heights in Game 2 of their playoff and the deciding game is tonight in Seguin weather Page HOROSCOPE 3A TV New DWI laws Penalties but container bill fails AUSTIN AP Attempts to amend a tough DWI measure with a ban on open alcohol containers in vehicles failed in the but did trigger belated committee action on a separate bill to outlaw drinking while A compromise DWI bill increasing penalties for all levels of the offense was tentatively approved by the House Carlyle DGraml Prairie tried to add the open container measure to the DWI but Speaker Gib Iewis sustained a point of order that the amendment was not Open container legislation has been bottled up in the House Liquor Regulation Committee where n majority of the members oppose Smith offered another amendment that would have increased DWI penalties if the offender had an open container in the but it was rejected 55 78 after Wayne surprised the House by saying his Criminal Jurisprudence Committee could report out un open container Peveto said the measure was hidden in one of the 21 DWI bills that were referred to his committee early in the He said the committee never acted on because it was not our jurisdiction and I didnt think it was proper to take it He said the full committee would consider the measure But the Senate sponsor of an open container Bill has said he has been unable to find the Senate votes to even debate such a Opponents of Smiths amendment to the DWJ bill saiii it would not have the same effect as an open container This is like finding someone guilty of and because they had a gun on them when they committed the making it capital argued Gerald Im going to vole against against this and look forward to voting against a real open container bill when it comes to the said Al D The DWI bill is a compromise measure agreed to by Pevetos committee and its Senate The bill needs one more House vote before going back to the where the Senate version lias already been Both measures eliminate deferred ad under which DWI offenders who suc cessfully complete probation have their records cleared of the Backers of tougher DWI laws have complained that deferred adjudication keeps offenders from ever being treated as felony offenders since previous convictions dont show up on their House members amended Sarpalius bill to allow convicted DWI offenders to avoid jail time by going through alcohol counseling See Page 1U
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