Sunday, July 10, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 10, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas itch Stars nudge Blitz In wild contest Page 7A Pen pals get together Psga 2 yearswriting IB Schlitterbahn wreckers face council DYANNE FRY Staff writer Parking and towing could both become hot Issues st City Council Monday When it meets at in City the council will face complaints from a resort owner who feels that a city no parking zone may be hur ting Ms business and a letter from homeowners who think the no parking zone should be larger than it already Robert owner of the Schlitterbahn complex at 100 has asked to appear in council to discuss the progress of some ideas he brought up in another visit some four months At that Henry suggested to the council that the no parking signs on North Liberty be taken He pointed out that the street had been widened since the rtpn op In and that he himself had done part of the construction on the oil vert Henry also noted that parking was allowed on other side streets In the particularly those surrounding Prince Sobns two restaurants and a number of inner tube The no parking ordinance dees include parts of Elisabeth Torrey Street and Frederlcksburg Qty Manager Delashmutt says Liberty was included partly because residents of that street requested At the June 27 Delashmutt and several council members reported getting a large number of irate phone calls from drivers whose parked cars had been ticketed or towed away the previous most of the calls were from Schlitterbahn and rumor has it they were calling from the It was around this time that Henry requested a spot on the July 11 Within a few days of Delashmutt received another letter from a Garza Street suggesting that the no parking tone might well be extended onto that street and farther down Both points of view will probably be aired at length in the council An ordinance regulating the con duct of auto which drew protests from several wrecker drivers at the first will be read for the second time Along with council will be considering a proposal which should prove even more controversial to contract with one company for all wrecker and eliminate the 13member rotation See Page 12A 1V New Braunfels Herald Ntjw Texas 136 SUNDAY July 50 cents 64 Pages 4 Sections USPS 377880 Kuempel left mark on session By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Edmumd Kuempel may have been a newcomer to the Texas His didnt last But considering the man thats not two In the six months that hes served as District 46s representative in the Texas House of Kuempel has gained quite a reputation for himself both professionally and From the media and collegues the 40yearold Seguin native was teased and criticized about everything the conservative stance he took on legislative issues to his prominent facial profile or his usual attendance at grand openings and other local Traits from his outgoing nature specifically his habit of trying to greet every member of the House each day in addition to kissing all the women he came in contact with drew the attention of the state press and his And it wasnt uncommon to find him at just about any kind of social or business function within his Kendall and Guadalupe He hit just about any grand business function and even birthday party his schedule would Why Because he wanted to stay in contact with his To thats what its all in contact with the he See Page 12A GOP duo want Reagan toretire Tools of the cowboy hat A look back SttHphoto Stnter Stiffer DWI penalties touted as best bill If the recentlyconcluded legislature is best known for one piece of legislation it will be the Driving WhileIntoxicated At least thats the opinion of State Edmund who lists the DWI bill passed into law as being one of the Legislatures top ac Kuempel a Republican from Seguin whose 46th District en compasses Guadalupe and Kendall Counties recently reflected on his first term of office and the Legislatures work during the regular and special The DWI which calls for stiffen will serve to deter and discourage Kuempel said in an interview in his Austin The new DWI laws mean that people realize the severity of in the past it was always something taken for granted that if I know somebody they can get me he Now its not who you know when youre arrested for have to pay the price for breaking the The freshman legislator is par ticularly pleased with this piece of legislation since he said he discovered through visits with his constituents that DWI and crime are top concerns in his three a conservative is also particularly proud See Page 12A SAN ANTONIO f AP The chief of the National Womens Political Caucus a Republican urged President Reagan on Saturday not to seek a second saying he is a dangerous man for American one term is Kathy Wilson said in a For the sake of American women Democrats and independents please step Do not seek the Republican Four years is As a matter of it is entirely too In another Pat a Republican member of the Federal Trade accused the Reagan administration of fostering bigotry because of its response to womens I have never doubted that the president is a nice she But benign bewilderment in response to the womens revolution is license to bigotry at all levels and at all comers of the Wilsons speech was a break with caucus The group has not previously become involved in presidential Her statement also was surprising because she has been one of the few leaders of a national womens group who has maintained good relations with the Reagan White House over the past two Wilson was the first of a series of mostly Republican leaders to ad dress the caucus sessions The Republican members of the caucus adopted their demands for the partys 1984 platform late requesting that the party support the Equal Rights affirmative pay pension reform and more money for maternal and infant They also sent a letter with their platform demands to Reagan saying that appointments by themselves are not sufficient to win the support of Republican if you cannot bridge the gap with Republican how can we ever become a majority party Robert Packwood of a Republican known as a strong ad vocate of womens said he hopes his party returns to the traditions of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Either the Republican Party will change or Packwood said at a news conference after speaking at a convention He warned the feminists that the battle to preserve a womans right to an abortion is not saying that those who seek to outlaw abortions are Four of the six announced Democratic presidential candidates former vice president Walter Mondale and John Glenn of Gary Hart of Colorado and Alan Cranston of California also arrived to seek support among the women Ernest Rollings of South Carolina was to arrive Sunday in time for the caucus members to question the five on their stands on womens The womens caucus has about 35 percent of them Fry sets sights on The Matterhorn From staff and wire reports PRAIRIE Texas AP Phillip who in May was denied permission to open amusement rides in Landa now has a bigger area to play Hes bought The Matterhorn on IH 35 in Bell Fry also talked to the San Marcos Planning Commission two months ago about 325 acres of land on Texas He wanted the commissions input on the idea of subdividing the land to attract investors willing to finance a future largescale amusement it looks as if his dream of the worlds largest roller coaster begins where Frank Weises dream was foreclosed at a 70foot stucco mountain of a Right The Matterhorn is a manmade hill between Weise went broke trying to make it a Fry bought it frera the bank and is at work on Prairie Dell Lake Amusement Im netted for said wae has never met Im just in hopes he can complete the dream that It ao parallel opened The Matterhorn He later added buildings and attractions at the about II miles of and wound up with bUted as A Family Ad Ilit Central Tent mountain waa kwpired by Weiass IfTI look at tbe An appraiser once set the Bell County propertys value at The business went when a spring tornado churned through in peeling the stucco skin off part of the Repairs were never completed and Weises cavernous restaurant was foreclosed by the The tornado hurt the It certainly had a great impact on he But the reason it didnt work out for me is because the Lord had different plans for me and my If the Lord wanted a hot dog stand to work out it wouldve said whose religious fervor was ignited by the If the Lord had let that be a which He could I probably would nave lost my my It was not Weises first frustration in the restaurant For about 10 years he ran El a Mexican restaurant near downtown Several people who aaw it remembered it aa very But city officials closed it in August 1971 citing violations of building After he operated The Mat terhoro until it failed in came from where he supervised mobile home park development and dealt in amusement From where an average of vehicles paaa a The lee 1U Inside Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy through with mild nights and hot Winds will be from the southeast near 10 mph Missing Boy Michael Reel had been missing for over a week in the rugged moun tains of eastern The search for the small boy ended happily Saturday when ha waa located near Roan where he and disappeared See Vickie Alfred liked only one thing At thats the opinion of the man who attagealy killed bar with a baaeball bat Sea CftOtSWOAP INTfRTAINMfNT PUiUCftfCOAOt A 7JA 1A Dirty laundry Carter camp warned about briefing book WASHINGTON AP President Carters campaign was tipped in advance that Ronald Reagan had a copy of Carters 1980 debate briefing book but did nothing because the idea was according to an account in Sunday editions of The Washington The account said Timothy then counsel to the Carter was told by his Carol that Reagan had the Darr had been told by a friend in the Reagan Charles who was working in the campaign communications Smith was quoted as recalling that he dismissed the idea as preposterous because the debate briefing books are too closely held at the White House and did No telephone number for Smith could be found immediately Saturday No number was listed in the town where Crawford Darrs number was answered by a Earlier Richard a highlevel Reagan campaign said he was aware that the campaign had the Carter briefing book and thought it was ethically but could not recall urging that it be said hedid riot regret receiving separate documents during the 1960 campaign from an See Page UA Recreation director to be announced DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Drum It wont be long before the citys new recreational coordinator goes Parks Director Court Thielcman has plans to announce the new em ployees identity at the end of the Parks Advisory Board meeting Monday which will start at He wouldnt give any clues on the choice Just come and find he quipped last The announcement could shed some light on the dark side of the Recreation which made public its financial woes seme months Then a city inspection team toured the facility in and came back to City Council with a very un favorable including exposed electrical structural deficiencies and overall Center officials countered the teams findings with their own ex and on May City Council voted 41 to keep the center The dissenting vote came from Gerald who said after the meeting hed have preferred to shut it The recommendation to hire a recreational coordinator cams from the Parks board of directors on March Part of their recommendation was to put the coordinator in charge of all city recreational sports and tine summer recreation the scheduling of seasons for each sport and perhaps even indoor the pools and down to maintaining the existing Recreation Center Thieleman said it would take several weeks for the new man to get the feel of and then be able to address some immediate problems like the summer recreation hours the center will and even whats going to be offered Alto on the agenda will be rtiernaslon on the development of a formal palicy and use fees for the parks gasebo structure aad dance and a request frem the New Aquatic Club te initiate a recreational lap swimming