New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 17, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 17, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 17, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas By DYANNEFRY Staff writer New Braunfels wont be hearing from the Department of Justice But City Attorney John Chunn still hopes for a positive verdict on the citys new election And he hopes to get it in time to hold the election on as It may not work out that the Department of Justice now has until 7 to make a decision on the Teresa the Washington analyst assigned to New Braunfels asked Chunn fof some ad ditional information last I FederalExpressed jt up there on June the city attorney By the Justice Department had 60 days to respond to New Braunfels submitted on April Since the new documents are considered an addendum to the original the 60day deadline has now become Chunn feels the federal analysts are sensitive to New Braunfels1 own time In a telephone conversation earlier this Indicated theyd get to it as soon as they possibly Chunn adding She didnt make me any Wheels in Washington have been known to turn The State of Texas wanted an answer from the justice department in the first 60 days on the congressional redistricting and they didnt get Chiton So who am I to say the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund apparently hasnt said all its going to say about New Braunfels new election plan We have submitted some cohv ments to the justice but we have not completed our said MALDEF attorney Judith the Hispanic rights group objected to the part of the plan which calls for three of seven city council members to be elected by place and majority All seven are elected that way but the new plan provides for four to be chosen from single neighborhood MALDEF supported an alternate in which the three atlarge council members iwoiild have been by plurality running en masse for no particular Chunn and the City Council found this to be in violation Of the Texas A copy of that constitutional provision was one of the items Cornp Washington requested of Lynn didnt have one he He also sent results of the 1966 council fitst one held undor the present city Two MexicanAmericans were seated in that One black candidate ran a fairly strong but lost Other items requested by the justice department last week were amend ments made to the charter since 1966 and statistical breakdowns of New Braunfels voting population by race and New Braunfels Harald New Texas 120 FRIDAY June 25 cents 20 Sections USPS 377880 Pope pulls blasts Polish regime career Poland AP Pope John Paul II today urged Communist Party chief Wojciech Jaruzelski to restore free trade unions and persuaded the government to let Solidarity leader Lech Walesa meet privately with the The pope gave Jaruzelski a tough lecture during a televised meeting that the Polish government had hoped would lend papal legitimacy to martial law The pontiff and Jaruzelskijlater met Government spokesman Jerzy Urban said afterward that the popes meeting with the 39yearold Solidarity leader would include the entire Walesa family and was arranged at John Pauls But he added This does not mean that the attitude of the government to Walesa has changed Walesa is still only a former leader of an outlawed trade Urban his family were preparing to leave their Gdansk home for the southwest city of Czestochowa for the said Walesas The pope arrives in Czestochowa on and earlier reports set the meeting for the government set no time or place for the government source said the regime was surprised by the popes bluntness in the public session with Jaruzelski and feared it might touch off further mass Extra police and water cannon were deployed in Warsaw where more than Poles marched in protest Thursday night chanting Solidarity Solidarity In the nationally televised meeting with the pontiff told the Party leader he the 1980 Gdansk accords tnafgaveT birth to Solidarity gradually put into The union was the Soviet blocs first free trade He lectured the general on the important share of responsibility that lies upon each one of you before history and before your and called for a returns to the prin ciples so painstakingly worked out in the critical days of August 1980 in i The pope coupled his for a return to the premartial law union accords with an expression of hope that conditions can i be created under which the West could lift trade sanctions against imposed in response to martial lawij But he pointedly avoided any direct appeal to Western which the Polish government I The popes remarks followed a I in support that IncluWd a march by protesters past i See Page 12A Tougher DWI law signed by White AUSTIN AP Mark White has signed into law a bill to get drunken drivers off the road treating their drinking problem or slapping them in The new law represents a significant step toward reducing the number of drunken drivers on roads and Senate sponsor Bill Sarpalius said Under the new effective a firsttime DWI offender would face maximum punishment of two years in jail and a but could avoid going to jail by participating in an alcohol or drug dependency Secondtime offenders also would face maximum jail time of two years and a fine of up to but would have to serve at least three days in jail to get a probated A thirdtime offender could get five years in state prison and a fine of and would have to serve at least 10 days in jail to get Penalties are even tougher in DWI cases involving serious injury or Killing someone while under the of alcohol would carry the same two to 10year penalty as current but the new law would require a defendant to spend at least four months in prison even if they are granted The new law states that a person is legally drunk if a test for alcohol in the blood shows a concentration of percent or the bloodalcohol level was considered only evidence of Studies show that people with a percent bloodalcohol level are too drunk to be D said in a The law would eliminate deferred adjudication by which a person convicted of drunken driving can gel See Page 12A in i Iji 1 VTT oaaa Pete Hendricks looks back on his 17year career Statt photo by John Sonter Stepping down Hendricks reflects on touts students By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Hes seen people from all walks of life including education that have hung on to their jobs for too Determined not to gain firsthand experience of what hes a man not yet of retirement has decided to get out while the going was Hendricks who picked up the nickname Pete he was a toddler to leave the career which brought him to New Braunfels 17 years ago and has kept him here ever It was one of the hardest decisions that Ive ever had to had more moments and times that Ive wondered if Id made the right the 62yearold softspoken man he later its time to move on and so he Hendricks has indicated that lie may not be retiring He preferred not to reveal his plans at this point but Ill let the persons in the his possible new employment make the an think its premature1 of me to make one Whatever position the superin tendent is he does not plan to leave the Im not going he adding that Im not considering fulltime retirement at this point or fulltime Flanked by the cer plaques of appreciation and other mementos an educator and administrator might acquire over a 40year Hendricks outlined his plans for retiring as superintendent of the New Braunfels Independent School District during an interview in his Proudly at at times somewhat the grayhaired father of four also pointed out ac complishments made in the school district during his administration and noted the many changes in His was not on behalf of the role lie played in the school which lie modestly says was a small His pride was in the students Describing the satisfaction hes gained throughout his career as an intangible Hendricks remembered recent events which made him most Leaning back in his Hen dricks recalled events this past year that made my chest swell out with made me feel like 1 was 10 feet Three specific times im mediately came to his mind the high schools baseball and football teams successes and the high school See Page 12A The beat goes on in Panel members have varied backgrounds ISD By DEBBIE DelOACH Staff writer The first meeting of the Umember advisory committee Thursday appointed by the Comal Independent School District board of trustees two nights was then then closed But a press release Friday morning indicated the cpmmittee took some initial steps toward ac complishing the task at The committee members found more areas of agreement than even though the members reflect a broad spectrum of the the release The task is a report within 30 days on a list of nine presented to the committee by the board Tuesday The list includes lack of com munication within teacher divisive board low an alleged hit list for teachers who speak out and their principals who take the the issue of student teachers not returning to QSD after members spent the first of business introducing each electing a chair and appointing a Robert Van Horn was urianlmously elected yvith one and Kay Walling volunteered her services as Van Horn retired from the Army as a colonel in Three of his children have graduated from Canyon High and his fourth will be in the eighth grade in I have the distinction of living across the street from the famous Gruene Road he joked with his fellow committee Lucie Dowe of Bulverde has two children in CISD one will be a the other a jjeventh She has taught school in San and has attended CISD board meetings for the four Dennie also from three is president of a security company as in locks and things in San and has a background in private He is a 20year resident priginally hailing from Penn Dwain Brown of LaKe has seen grow See Page IU Thursdays advertisement draws responses It was hard to miss the fullpage ad in Thursdays paid for by a Committee in Support of Elected Board Members of Comal Independent School James The CISD Here are the Spawned such reaction that heres just a scratch on the surf ace Board jmember David calling from New said he knew something along this line was but I was startled with the I knew of a group of businessmen who wanted to put this thing to because of its effect on people moving into the he But I was not aware of the format that would be or when anything would come out of The acls format raised some concern with with how it listed stated and then fast eight of them in 8 is not a Its more philosophical than anything and Im sure what the intention is behind such a Boatner said The Nq8 concern of lxw teacher morale exists jn was answered by the Fact Many fine teachersof cm are only interested in doing their job pf teaching to be involved in local majority of patrons know that their children arc being taught by highly motivated and caring teachers teachers who love A teacher has the right to provide positive input as much as anyone Boalncr said In those who do I would consider more more and more conscientious than the average To be seen and not heard is not my Boatner expressed a concern over the ads two days after an 11member advisory committee had been approved by the board to find out what the facts It certainly comes across that that the committee wasnt necessary if the facts are already he Thats the way the ad came across to Carter spokesperson for the Concerned Taypayers If the facts are already whats the committees purpose It is iny un derstanding a board member placed the and if why did ho vote for the committee the night before Casteel I would encourage the committee to address the ;