Sunday, May 29, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns win Rangers Page 7A Texas Baseball Astros Cardinals 2 White Sox Rangers 3 Lakers facing must win Page 7A 1V New I I I Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitimg oo c SUNDAY May 50 cents 106 76 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Fatality accident mars holiday ByDYANNEFRY and DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writers A man was and a woman seriously in a Saturday afternoon wreck at IH 35 and KM And a Coma County Sheriffs Office spokesperson Its terrible down here Saturday The accident occurred at and authorities at last report Saturday night had not yet identified the The female reportedly un derwent surgery at McKenna Memorial after being taken there by the New Braunfels Emergency Medical Unofficial reports indicated that the vehicle had left the interstate at the FM 306 falling some distance to the road surface Another onecar accident happened at almost the same spot Friday at The a woman from reportedly suffered only scrapes and The sheriffs office has been Frank Shorty Dees with 10 million slap yourhand type The only way we could do more around here is if we had more people out On any New Braunfels has its share of drunken and the Memorial Day holiday has been no Dees Weve had drunks and fights and and a lot of illegally parked The parked cars were con centrated mainly along River Dees Weve had a lot of people trying to illegally camp on government property along the Canyon It wasnt just the fourwheeled vehicles giving trouble this Memorial Day A motorcycle accident at Hidalgo and Spur at Friday sent a 22yearold San Antonio man to The EMS report said he was possibly suffering from a broken but he was released before Saturday See Page 12A Saturday in the park A visitor to Landa spikes i volleyball at an impromptu game near one of the park picnic areas The the the town and the county wen all full of acliviiy Fndoy aru as Memorial Day weekend visitors journeyed to Cornal County and took advantage of pleasant Water parks one one delayed ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer The cities of Selrna and Universal City have both granted variances or special zoning to Recreation Ventures which plans to build a 214acre water recreation park just off IH City Council members in where the largest part of the park will be approved Business zoning for the land on May said Margie Lubianski at City The Universal City Council met May and agreed to variances on the current zoning of the 90 acres of park site included in its Mike head of the city planning and building said the Universal City segment would consist mostly of campgrounds and horse The aquatic including a 275foot water slide and a huge wave action will be on the Selma As he understands that wont be built until next but the campground area is scheduled for construction this Were looking at a ground possibly around said Chuck executive vice president of the Greater Randolph Area Chamber of As of there had been no definite date and no building permits But Sharpe is en thusiastic about the park I think its a great he it Its a family type There will be no alcoholic beverages in the The completed facility will employ an estimated 270 and shouldnt hurt the local economy one developers of another theme water park north of New Braunfels have apparently given up the idea of opening this A Kingsbury working for Southern Slides began work April 5 on a 60acre site on northbound III next door to Chemical The Pat finished tlie ground excavations and left and nothing has happened Brian working for the Seattle firm that was supervising the said in April that the park would be ready to open on July See Page 12A Inside Todays Weather Sunday will be partly cloudy and with a 30 percent chance of afternoon showers and diminishing to 20 percent in the and light easterly Skies will remain partly cloudy through Sunrise today will Stunning Upset Unheralded Kathy Horvath pulled the tennis upset of the year in the French beating numberone ranked Martina Navratilova in three sets and breaking a 39match win streak in the Pago MADD woes Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD has its own worries these and theyre all over a contribution the accepted from a Opponents are charging conflict of Pago DEAR DEATHS PUBLIC 10A Rabid bat found locally By CINDY RICHARDSON Staff writer Coma Countys first rabies case of lie a was confirmed veterinarian Kent Fischer Spring is the time we see rabies lie They seem to go on the upswing It points out that vaccination of animals is A woman who lives on County Line discovered her dog playing with a bat and called Fischer asking him what she should He recommended she bring the bat in for and sent it to the Texas Department of Health in Fischer received word from Austin thai the rabies lesl was Although it has not been confirmed that the bat bit the it is possible for the dog to contract the rabies through the exposure with the rabid he The dog has been vaccinated against but the woman has decided to have it euthanized and as a safety Fischer It the incident doesnt mean were going to see an unusual number of the veterinarian It underscores the need for rabies prevention animal vaccinating animals and Ixing careful with wild He that this is only one rabies case and people dont need to be But they do need to know measures which can be taken to prevent the spread of lie Schools out A Goodwin Primary his shirt ap parcntly autographed by his walks out of the school Friday for the last time this school Students in Ihe Now Braunfols and Cornal districts and Peter and Paul school all ended Iheii school yeai NBISD trustees may narrow finaliststo two By JACQUELINE SMITH writer With June 1st right around the the New Braunfels Independent School District will soon be faced with a deadline in which to hire a new After June NBISD will be without a superintendent since thats the day Pete Hendricks plans to step down from Jiis 17year career as The districts board of is Hearing a decision on his replacement and that decision could come as soon as The which will meet at in the New Braunfels High School has once again listed the selection of superintendent as an action item on its This same item was the topic of an executive session called last Trustees cancelled that because they wanted more time to review the four leading applicants for Hendricks According to earlier predictions made by Trustee Rudy who led a threeman superintendent search the board should be ready this week to either make its final selection or narrow the four applicants down to This past week various members of the NHISD school board have been visting the See Page I2A A legislative scorecard what made what didnt AUSTIN AP lawmakers worked into the predawn hours of Saturday morning and held their first weekend session this year in hopes of finishing their work on According to the the 1983 regular session of the legislature must ad journ Monday night at Hundreds of mostly local and uncontested have won legislative approval in the hectic last few days of the Here is a brief description of some major issues that have been are still or have been declared dead this Approved by the legislature and sent to the governor DRUNKEN DRIVERS to increase penalties for drunken including authority to impound the car of a fourthtime The bill requires a 120day jail term for a drunk who kills another person in an accident it does away with deferred ad judication in which the conviction does not go on the drivers and allows prosecutors to introduce as evidence a suspects refusal to take a bloodalcohol ARMORPIERCING BULLETS to outlaw socalled copkiller bullets that can pierce bulletproof vests and other CLEAN AIR to authorize a vehicle in spection program to meet federal clean air requirements in Harris County the bill could later extend to Dallas and Tarrant counties if the EPA finds they are not in compliance with air COASTAL ANNEXATION to restrict how much of the ocean a Gulf Coast city can annex and It would allow coastal cities to annex miles out to sea and tax all property within that area up to 100 percent for the next cities could tax property up to 35 DOG FIGHTING to make it a felony to pit fighting dogs against each At present it is a If signed by the watching or entering a dog in an illegal fight would be punishable by two to 10 years in prison and a WIRETAPS to allow law officers to use wiretaps in lifethreatening such as incidents involving hostages or an armed outlaw who is INTERRACIAL MARRIAGES to make it against the law for a justice of the peace to refuse to perform a marriage ceremony for an interracial couple on grounds of The bill increasing penalties for drunken driving was one of the sessions UTILITY REGULATION to eliminate the automatic fuel adjustment clause in setting utility rates it would require utilities to justify this The bill also creates a public counsel to represent customers in rate cases and limits the amount of construction costs that can be passed on to WATER RATIOS to let the Texas Water Commission regulate water rates despite complaints it will let water companies rape and pillage At the Public Utility which is made up of three members appointed this year by Mark regulates water Pending as of Saturday AUTO INSURANCE to increase requirements for auto liability Requirements that at present are for medical expenses per total medical expenses and for property damage otherwise known as The bill would increase those limits to 153015 next and to 204015 in Expert witnesses predicted insurance rates would go up ap proximately percent the first year for those motorists now carrying only the minimum required and another percent in WATER BONDS The House has approved an proposed constitutional amen dment to authorize million in bonds for water development and rural water con The bill back to the Senate for consideration of I louse BUDGET A nonewtiixes document that would give only those raises previously mandated by law of 2 to l percent over the next two The billion budget recommended by a HouseSenate conference committee has won Senate ap proval and needs only a favorable House expected before it goes to the FARMWORKERS COMPENSATION A bill extending workers compensation benefits to migrant farmworkers has passed the House and won tentative Senate approval despite a ninehour filibuster by Bill D that extended into Saturday mor It needs a favorable Senate vote before going to the BRUCELLOSIS A bill bringing Texas into See Iage 12A