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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Tnc 5 f Uch Rec ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Is it fair to charge a building use fee at a taxsupported Landa Recreation Center What kinds of people want to use the and what do they want to do there Could the by putting some money into attract a wider range of and con sequently more into the newlyestablished recreation program Before the summer is the Parks issues goals to be explored by Landa Park board Advisory Board is going to have to come Up with answers to these questions and present them as recommendations to the City Members got some friendly input and a few surprising answers from directors of the Landa Recreation Association Monday The board plans to tour the center at its July reset for the second Monday July 11 to avoid an In dependence Day By that the citys new recreation coordinator may be around to help with the Parks Director Court Thieleman is now interviewing applicants for the and expects to pick one by the end of this Landa Recreation the volunteer group that got the center off the ground in has agreed to keep it going through the end of so that the childrens summer recreation program will not At that the City of New Braunfels will put Its new recreation division into Parks advisors and Landa board members agreed Monday that there would have to be fees under city but that they would like to see them kept as low as Were not out to make money said parks board member Bob Harm I think City Council would be overjoyed if we just broke Options under consideration include an annual fee for yearround much like the one charged at the Landa Park Golf But rec association members told the city board not to overlook walkin Over the past two theyve charged a 50cent daily use fee for That turned out to be Sec REC Page 12 Inside todays Weather It will be sunny and pleasant today mostly clear and partly cloudy and little warmer Wed Winds will be northerly at 5 10 mph light and variable becoming southeast at 510 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Hold That Tiger The Snyder New Braun fels opponents Thursday in the state baseball are no strangers to the But some big names Nolan Ryan have kept them from ever winning a state Page CLASSIFIED CROSSWORD TV AV New LULL Braunfels New Texas HeraldZcitung 112 12Pages TUESDAY 1983 25 cents 112 USPS 377880 Nicaragua boots Nicaragua AP The leftist San dinista government says three expelled diplomats plotted with the CIA to kill Foreign Minister Miguel DEscoto with poisoned liquor and to form terrorist assassination three diplomats flew Monday night to Guatemala City and Guatemalan immigration of ficials said they left for Miami Ambassador Anthony who ac companied the three to the Managua airport Monday told reporters the charges were absurd and said the embassy protested the The three were identified as Linda a counselor for political affairs at the Embassy David Noble a first and Ermila a second No ages or hometowns were 1 They refused to make any Creig said they could not talk to reporters because of their 4 A Foreign Ministry communique made public but dated declared the three diplomats personae non grata and gave them 24 hours to leave the The communique said the criminal actions that the diplomats were planning to carry out included the organization of attempts on the lives of leaders of the Sandinista revolution and of highranking of ficials of the Nicaraguan At a news conference government security chief Lenin Cerna said that in addition to scheming to kill the three conspired to create terrorist commandos to carry out attacks against our leaders and exercise influence on rightist political parties and labor He said they were caught when they tried to recruit Marlene a consular secretary at the Nicaraguan embassy in to deliver a bottle of liquor to a Maryknoll Photos of alleged counterrevolutionaries whc Cerna said tried to recruit Moncada were displayed at the news The black bottle sat on a table and Cerna gestured toward It as he Although he called it a bottle of it ap peared to be one containing a brandy who was at the news alleged agents who contacted her after she transferred to Managua last year asked her about go to Tegucigalpa she she was told that DEscoto must be eliminated because he used the priesthood to introduce communism in She said she played along with the scheme on instructions from her The government decided to act after the bottle was left for her in a hole near a Managua restaurant on See Page 12 Stiff by Cindy Richardson Fruits of the storm This acacia designed for a desert didnt wait around for the inch of rain that fell on New Braunfels Monday before putting out its crop of But the feathery leaves surely appreciated the and its not going to hurt the other crops in Comal Rain was a little lighter at Canyon which recorded inch Staff writer Commissioner infr Evans had his way the County plat would be granted first floor of the t M final approval until allthe sub1 f At ting Divisions roads hearing jthe court members of Com will vote ali the missloners fsame as was evident l touched on all v from a court workshop aspects of what subdividors must r Commissjoners t renewed doto gain the approval aspcctsof subdivision regulations subdivision r Mondays tppjc which kept Awas one among many the court creeping uphf Jhe was has held this last i thanks to1 Avariety ofspeople from the v county sanitation V fDijrlng somewhat county Office and other county officials commissioners clashed input into the rewritten on whether a subdivision plat granted wltWie court Monday finished prior to the roads being r previewing all the suggestions Yf Ifbde by thesj Emaking its pwn will propose their final before wif t grant final pf new subdivision rulej 1 a if4 At We m cpurj f also invite public comment iprtJijL sfpW Cattle cal Ranchers to march on Austin to protest quarantine AUSTIN AP Texas who say they face multimilliondollar losses if a Department of Agriculture brucellosis quarantine goes into are trying to convince state officials and legislators they need quick action on the More than cattlemen arc scheduled to gather in Austin Tuesday at the invitation of the Texas Brah man Breeders Association to urge Mark White to call a special legislative At the same an emissary of the Texas Department of former land commissioner Bob Arm is asking other states to hold off on embargoes of Texas cattle until a federal court hearing June Montana already has said Texas cattle arc not Kansas and Nebraska are considering I think most of the states will wait and see if the quarantine plays out or what we will do about a said Mon Brucellosis is a livestock disease that causes weight loss and miscarriages in cattle but poses no danger to consumers of meat or pasteurized dairy The threatened quarantine would prevent interstate shipment of breeding stock from unless they arc from qualified herds that have passed two inspections 120 days Steers and spayed heifers or neutered animals over six months of age would be The Texas Farm Bureau has estimated the quarantine could reduce cattle income in Texas by up to million a Since the state has been at odds with the federal government over the brucellosis inspection and vaccination Some large Texas including former Dolph claim the federal program is ineffective and too Rancher Red Nunley of Sabinal obtained a permanent in junction in state district court to prohibit the Texas Animal Health Commission from inspecting his herd for brucellosis on the grounds the program was A legislative measure that would have made the Texas program con form to federal standards failed by one vote in the state legislative session that ended May The USDA which would have been effective last was stopped for at least 10 days by a temporary restraining order issued by District Judge James Nowlin of Assistant Attorney Robert Duffey of San Antonio argued the quarantine was needed because the state has no legal authority to inspect herds for He cited the order prohibiting inspection of Nunleys saying Nunloy cattle are shipped throughout the Dave assistant state attorney argued the quarantine discriminated against where 98 percent of the cattle arc certified He said Mississippi and Arkansas have much higher rates of brucellosis and are not At the Austin hearing scheduled June District Judge Garcia will decide whether to extend Nowlins temporary restraining or As of January Texas had million head of cattle valued at about The state exports about 2 million head per mostly to New Mexico and In Texas had a gross income of about billion from its cattle and If Texas cattle were denied access to grass outside the state and were sold in Texas for slaughter at a 30 percent to 40 percent the cost could be as high us a head or million a according to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Open house scheduled for Sophienburg New Braunfels history figures prominently in the traveling documentary Lone Star and dealing with the first 150 years of Germans in So it was only fair to let the town have a firsthand The Sophienburg Memorial Museum will welcome Lone Star and Eagle with an open house this Thursday from 3 to 7 Admission will be free during this and guests will be able to view the traveling exhibit along with the museums regular Members of the German American Society will host the The first German Americans arrived three centimes before America existed as a political The ship Concord hit the Atlantic coast in bearing a group of Mennonites who would found Ger The contributions of these those who followed and their many descendants is being recognized in 300 years of German Immigrants to a centennial Lone Star and Eagle was assembled by the University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures In San under the direction of the Goethe Institut of It takes viewers from the town of founded in to the present when German sausage is still a big tourist attraction at many spots in Friedrich founder of In lured his fellow countrymen to a land which required scarcely three months work per with no need of free exercise of religion a climate like that of Urgescale immigration began in the when the Verein zum Schutze deutscher in Texas was The Instltuts exhibit includes a copy of a contract between an immigrant and this noblemens which founded New praunfels in Also displayed on the 12 folding panels of the exhibit are reproduc tions of the Neu Braunfelser Zoitung and German newspapers from such points as Galvoston and La Famous Texans of German from sculptress Elisabet Ney to Houston Mayor Kathy are recognized in the Kunst end Deutschtitm section of the exhibit Lone Star and Eagle will be on display at the Sophienburg through July but this Thursday will be history buffs big chance to see it without paying the usual admission The museum is located at
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