Wednesday, June 15, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 15, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Service center to present Samaritan award The second annual Good Samaritan luncheon sponsored by the Community Service Center has been set for noon June 30 at Eagles Tickets are now on sale for per person for the turkey dinner and are available from board members at the Community Service Center at 202 South or His Word Christian Book 148 San Antonio This special celebration is held each year to recognize contributors of giftsinkind and mbiiey to the Community Service Someone will be presented with the Good Samaritan with that persons name being place on the large plaque located In the Betty Kyle will be the keynote speaker for the Following the dinner and an open house will be held at the which is located across from Eagles For more information call the center at MUCH Box Da 11 ss Pox womble Community Service Center logo 5 hurt in twocar wreck on Interstate frontage road Five persons remain hospitalized today after a headon collision early Wednesday af ternoon on the Interstate 35 frontage road south of New New Braunfels police were called to the which occured on the frontage road near Engel The accident occurred when a 1977 green 280Z Datsun reportedly northbound on the wrong side of the road collided with a beige Buick Skylark which was traveling south on the The Datsun was driven by Jeffrey Lewis of Corpus The Buick was driven by Peggy Lee of Route 6 Box 482 in New Daugereau told police he thought the frontage road was a oneway police said this Three other persons were Kirk Daniel of was a frontscat passenger in the He was taken McKenna Memorial Hospital Tuesday and was later transferred to Community Hospital in San Antonio in fair Daugereau was also transferred from McKenna to Community Hospital in fair Hell remains in guarded condition in the intensive care unit at The two other frontseat passengers in her Rodney 10 of San Angelo and Amanda Louise of New Braunfels remain in stable condition at New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitung I QO 11O OD A i WEDNESDAY June 25 cents 118 38 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Faulty alarms blamed in fire FORT WORTH AP In vestigators blame the five deaths and heavy damage toll from a predawn hotel fire on faulty and inadequate alarm systems and say a driving rainstorm contributed to the The Tuesday morning its cause killed five injured and routed more than 100 guests from the hilltop Ramada Inn Central on the citys east Firefighters pinpointed the fires originin a stack of rolled carpeting and said the fabric sent blackjv acrid smoke boiling through the hotel cutting off normal escape Dozens of awakened by shattering hurled chairs through sealed windows and crawled or jumped two floors to was incredible how fast the fire said Dave Davies of who escaped with a business Bob Jozwiak of through second floor There were no alarms and we didnt have any We were just real he We feel that had there been proper detection theres a strong possibility we would not have five people It could have made a difference in terms of life and Fire Chief Larry McMillen said at an afternoon news From the positions of the It appears they were awake and out of bed and trying to get to said Fire Marshal Don But Its a question of a quicker alert to get them out of the Peacock said an alarm system in the main building failed to sound because of batteries an4 there were or sprinkler systems in the 86room destroyed by the Eugene general manager of the declined to comment Ernest president of Barker the Mount firm that owns the also declined to See Page 12A Rain soaks portions of Comal County Heavy clouds forced daylight to make an early The evening light show was and some places got a lot of All things Comal County weathered Tuesdays storm very Some residents expected especially after hearing a severe thunderstorm warning issued for Bandera and Medina At that Spring Branch was already getting the edge of and the sun was setting behind black clouds in an ominously still New But the severe part seems to have blown out west of There were reports of threeinch rains near Medina and hail in Kendall Bulverde residents report mostly thunder and The Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative reported some isolated phone outages in the Kenberg but none to speak of in Comal Southwestern Inside which handles the New Braunfels Garden Ridge said there was nothing out of the or New Braunfels Utilities said The HeraltiZeitung couldnt find anybody that saw any hail Tuesday Barbara Saur at the Spring Branch Post Office was out on the road and admitted the sky did look It got real and it rained Shed heard reports of two inches on Old Spring Branch At I was home and it had stopped and it didnt rain after that I dont Saur The slowmoving cloud didnt hit New Braunfels until 5 or and dumped inches of rain before passing The Canyon Lake area got only though the lake level did come up An overflow that crqvyqphimed Frazier Elementary discusses matters after board action Stall jiliotos by John Senior CISD concerns Advisory committee formed to investigate issues David Boatner made the motion to form the committee By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer There was no public forum at the Comal Independent School District board of trustees meeting Tuesday The board met as a committee of the pretended like 175 people werent sitting in the and got down to We are asking that the audience about 175 people refrain from and hold any patron response until the June 21 regular board board President Kenneth Wundcrlich We are meeting as a committee of the so that we can discuss the The discussion ended with the approval of an advisory committee of 11 CISD who were charged with providing input to the board from a prepared list of concerns within 30 The comtnmitlces goal was defined by board member David who also made the motion to form the I propose we develop a district wide advisory committee to provide input from the patrons and It will be an on going process in a positive Boatner to address current issues brought to the boards at Those issues on the prepared list in order 1 how can the board communicate to the school and patrons what the goals and objectives of the board are in relation to the total education program 2 reduction of teacher turnover and the maintaining of qualified teacher personnel 3 identification of board policy hat has caused concern among employees 4 communication with and patrons of the The concern list continued 5 identification of morale if and corrective action needed in this area 6 review current sick leave and personal business leave policy and report any areas of concern 7 See Page 12A Todays weather Expect mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms this af ternoon and northeast winds near 10 miles per The chance of rain tonight is 20 and 30 percent on Winds tonight will become light and and shift to southeast by Thursday Sunset today will be at and sunrise Thursday at 8C TV West End group gets jail data By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer A few weeks ago they exchanged they exchanged written in formation at the request of a Representatives of the citys West who are unhappy with the location chosen for the new county met with County Judge Fred Clark Tuesday to get in formation about the countys jail site selection The written information was turned over to the groups attorney Richard 0 of San Antonio who will review it and see if the group has any grounds for a The Hispanic group wants to stop the county from building its iQOinmate jail on a nineacre tract off Water Lane which borders on West San Antonio Residents of this who have organized themselves into the Westside Citizens oppose this site because they say it will generate additional traffic and lower property values in their neighborhoods At a townhall type meeting on May the members of committee met with county commissioners an4 Sheriff Walter Fellers to discuss the jail the group complained that the county hadnt informed the people enough of the jail Clark disagreed then and still does now with the argument that the county didnt give enough notice of where it planned to build the Im sure weve covered all more than perhaps was Clark noted in a telephone In fact I think weve beat it to J picked up a paper theres something in it about the he Accompanying Trevino to Clarks office Tuesday were three representatives of the 80membor group Ezequiel Cheque Valdemar Espinoza and Lorenzo Yankee In response to a letter he received earlier from Clark Tuesday turned over specific information issued by Com missioners Court concerning its plans for the The judge was very good in giving us just about everything we spokesman for the said Camarillos group sought the dates and locations of all meetings held by the jail site selection committee the manner in which the county notified the community of the meetings and the dates on which Commissioners Court took any action on the jail In the group also requested information about the countys May 7th bond election In which county voters overwhelmingly approved the issuance of million in bonds to bo used for jail The committee asked for dates as to when Commissioners Court approved the bond election the dales when notices of the election were published and if any other means other than the newspaper were used to notify the community and what those means and a copy of the May 7 Until reviews the countys material which Camarillo said was quite a bit of information the committee will not make a decision about whether it will take legal action to stop the jail from being built on the planned It the group filing a lawsuit all depends See Page 1M