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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 19, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Spurs surprise Lakers in Forum Mules vying in Seguin Page Page 3 New Braunffels New Texas HeraldZdtung 99 16 Pages THURSDAY May 1983 25 cents USPS 377880 NBISDofficials seek high bond rating By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer A group of Comal County and New Braunfels Independent School District officials will be traveling to New York City together But it wont be a The led by financial advisor Floyd will make the twoday journey in an attempt to get the best bond rating possible for their upcoming bond The ratings will aide them in obtaining the best possible interest rate when the county and school district try to sell their bonds within the next few Westennan said in a recent telephone The group which will probably consist of County Judge Fred County Auditor Bate NBISD school board president Margy Waldrip and NBISD Business Manager Lonnie Curtis is traveling together to save Westennan Since voters approved separate multi million bond packages earlier this month for both the county and school both en tities have to obtain bond By traveling together both groups can share expenses for his Westennan New York City is the headquarters for Standard Poors and Moodys Investors the two leading bond rating agencies in the Westennan felt that representatives from both the county and NBISD should join him in appearing before both The county tuis never had a bond rating since ratings came into play in more recent Westennan Prior to 1970 Moodys wouldnt rate an issue unless it was at least Standard and Poors unless it he The school has had a bond rating since it has called more bond issues in recent Between the last time NBISD called a bond the district received a Westerman But anytime new bonds are issued they must go back and receive a new he Westerman is optimistic that the county and school district will both receive good bond Based on their figures financial status Id like to think theyll get a good he In addition to traveling which are not yet the county and school district will be charged a fee from the two bond rating agencies for setting a bond Westerman estimated that Moodys would charge to for one bond rating and Standard and Poors closer to Following the interviews with the two Westerman expects to hear within a clay or two what kind of a bond rating each group The countys million bond issue was approved by voters May The election was called to pay for the construction of a new 100 inmate capacity jail that the county is legally required to have constructed by according ton federal lawsuit The school districts milllion bond package which voters overwhelmingly approved will be used to upgrade and expand the districts The bond money will go toward the construction of a new elementary an administrtive airconditioning all schools and ex panding and renovating other teachers mourn Susan Tieken By DYANNEFRY Staff writer Susan Tieken appears to have lived more than most and that made the shock of her sudden death more acute for friends and The 20yearold New Braunfels daughter of Arlen and Barbara was killed before 8 Tuesday in a twotruck collision on FM Shes remembered at Canyon High School as a determined and she remained so right up until tho time of the She just jogged four miles Sunday said Donna Tiekens former volleyball She jogged by our Then she jogged and it was We were getting ready to go to we saw her at all dry and That was Boelilc with a suggestion of a sniffle in her She was just a really superior Jt would be hard for the Canyon coach to forget a student like who made alldistrict teams in basketball and volleyball her senior and was named the schools outstanding female athlete for She was probably the most natural and gifted athlete I ever Bochle She was a really unusual high school athlete she responded like an Tieken didnt spend all her time on the She was into photography She took championship awards at the Comal County Youth Show for three years and got a Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Achievement from Eastman Kodak at Canyons 19I1 awards Kven with all she managed to graduate 15th in her a full fledged member of the National Honor She went on to receive a national award in photography during her freshman year at the University of Samples of her work have been displayed in New York Tieken transferred to Virginia Interment College to pursue another of her loves That was her said She wouldnt take an athletic scholarship to college because she didnt plan to stay four years at one and she didnt think it would b Tieken joined the schools intercollegiate riding and had planned to go back to that team next She was a beautiful Ive seen pictures of Page 16 Reagan eyeing budget battle Sen Pete to find a budget compromise WASHINGTON AP The Senate is beginning a lastchance debate on a 1984 budget plan with a Republicansponsored spending and taxing proposal that keeps federal deficits near billion for the next four The Senate Budget Committee voted 11 to Wednesday to approve a budget formula close to one President Reagan has previously The proposal would permit only minor tax in creases and a defense buildup next year of Reflecting the dWodays votes on the Senate Pete chairman of the budget said Senate GOP leaders would try to pass If we cant pass well change Domenici The committee decision sets up a Senate floor fight similar to one last week in which five Republican moderates blocked an almost identical budget sources who spoke on condition they not be identified said the five Lowell Weicker of Charles C Mathias of John Chafee of Rhode Robert Stafford of Vermont and Mark Halfield of Oregon were refusing to The only major difference this time is that the proposal approved by the committee includes defense increases slightly closer to what the moderates More the choice will be painted as either vote for the budget plan before the Senate or none at In Wednesdays committee all 11 votes for the conservative budget plan came from There were two absent Gary Hart of Colorado and Ernest Hollings of South its becoming sort of a Nancy on the budget debate in the both out of town campaigning for the 1984 Democratic presidential Had they been the conservative Republican proposal would have failed on a tie One Joseph Biden of said the vote was an exercise in pure political power by Senate Republican See Page Iti Beating kills Polish student Poland iAPi About people attended a funeral Mass today for in 18yearold high school senior allegedly beaten to death by Many wept openly when a bishop at the service said the boy would have to finish his final exam in Lech former head of the outlawed Solidarity labor sent a telegram read at the end of the It said Every death is but this brutal death is especially I am with you in your pain I assure you that this victim will not be Walesa said to the Barbara a poet who uses her maiden She said her was savagely beaten a week ago by policemen in the Old The mourners who crowded Saint Stanislaw Kostka Church for the Mass wept when Warsaws suffragan Wladyslaw said that would have to finish his final exam in The pastor of the the urged the crowd to inarch in complete silence to the about 40minute walk from the No police vehicles were visible near the church or along the route of and only one Polish army jeep was parked Those who would shout would be regarded as the pastor told the crowd in an effort to avoid any new clashes with the authorities before the June pilgrimage by Pope John Paul The marching swelled to about as it neared the where at least many of them carrying flowers and wearing black mourning ribbons A Warsaw prosecutor lias launched an energetic investigation into the death of the including an autopsy and extensive examination of Un official Polish news agency PAP It added that a lawyer appointed by the See Page 16 Lech Walesa Teacher bonus district hands out hefty awards Inside SAN ANTONIO AP If the Texas Ugislature wont do the Northside Independent School District The one of San Antonios on Wednesday gave nine educators each almost onefourth of a district teachers median salary of a We cannot keep good teachers if we do not reward good said school board president Samuel legislators have refused to approve a significant teacher pay raise this despite repeated prodding from Mark The for Northsides first Distinguished Achievement Awards along with funds for nine engraved gold watches and framed certificates came from the districts general Godfrey Our research shows that using local district funds for something like this is a first in Texas and probably the first in the he Its nice to know we are on the leading edge in recognizing excellence in those who are shaping and molding the leaders of the he A starting teacher makes about but the awards were limited to educators with at least five years experience in the The nine recipients were selected by a panel of outside educators and Northside employs about professional staff but not all of the teachers were happy about the district officials Some educators called the awards another form of merit not popular with most members of teachers and questioned the selection of the District spokeswoman Bonnie Ellison ad ministrators wanted the money to make a significant difference in the lives of the Im already fantasizing about how to spend said Patricia who teaches gifted and talented children at Oak Hills Elementary See Page 16 Todays Weather Today will be warm with con siderable and winds from the southeast at 1015 miles per Theyll speed up blowing 1520 miles per bringing more There is a 20 percent chance of thundershowers tonight and Sunset today will be at and sunrise Friday at Philly in Finals One of the NBA semifinal series did end last The Philadelphia 76ers polished off 115 and now wait for the winner of the San AntonioLos Angeles See Pago Rangers Win For the second straight the Texas Rangers had to play extra but the results were still The Rangers beat on a 14th inning single by pinch hitter Bill Details In Pago Two injured in wreck The Canyon Lake Kmergency Medical Service took a woman and a child to McKenna Memorial Hospital following a twovehicle ac cident on Bear Creek Full details were not available at press as the Texas Highway Patrol was still investigating the An unofficial report indicated that a passenger car collided with the back end of a lumber The accident occurred at near the double bridges on Bear Creek Society needs drivers A training class for volunteers in the American Cancer Societys transportation program will be offered at I Friday in the Senior Citizens The class will last approximately 90 Those who participate will reimbursed for miles traveled in taking cancer patients to treatment centers in San A number of local volunteers already perform this but coordinator Lanita Ross can always use Interested volunteers should call Ross at
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