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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 14, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Tending to the parks MHMR clients benefit from program By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Richard workshop super visor for the Mental HealthMental IManlation MHMR and his yard crew have been giving the citys parks some tender loving care since May Their dedication is beginning to get the deserved its my birthday Ogletree wiping his behind a weedeater Monday at Market Cant think if a better way to spend it than out here with these These folks are clients of the MHMR who spend at least three days of the week picking up and keeping tabs on vandalism in city They are part of the Centers outreach arid they love contributing to the com A lot of people say they cant do but they are The work puts them in the it makes them feel and they are proud of their Ogletree They can tell me every morning which park we need to go and if it they never forget to go back and The cooperative program with the city began on May with the present con tract ending But everyone especially Parks Director Court would like to extend it into the winter months on a limited Well be heavily into the redevelopment of Hinrnan Island by and it sure would help us keep Thieleman The programs initial target areas were Market Lindheimer River Acres park and the GuadaCorna But the MHMR crew was so that two more park areas Page is Two MHMR center clients mow the grass in Market Plaza New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeituno 92 139 16 Pages THURSDAY July 25 cents USPS 377880 Court may wield knife on budget By DYANNEFRY Staff writer Cornal County Commissioners thumbed through their department heads budget requests and in were not pleased with what they The letter accompanying the call for 1984 budget proposals stated that the commissioners hoped to avoid raising the tax rate next and asked department heads to economize as much as possible in their As far as I can only three departments have been cognizant of grumbled Precinct 1 Com Maybe we ought to send the letter said County Judge Fred what will probably happen is that most departments will get less than they asked A great deal in some Because the commissioners court appears pretty well unanimous in its resolve to keep the 19centper tax rate through Theres already been a substantial because of the and the New Braunfels Independent School District school bond said And people are feeling I just dont think this is the time to raise 2 Commissioner Monroe Wetz I think we should live with the money weve What theyve got or will have is percent more than what they have this estimated County Auditor Bate The preliminary tax roll which wont be finalized until the Appraisal Review Board finishes its hearings this month gives the county a tax base of just over with the 19cent will bring in more in property taxes than was collected this Property taxes combined with other fees and revenues should add between and to the countys 1983 budget of Bond Commissioners will try to keep that bottom line in mind during the coming as they trim individual pieces to fit into the complete Conferences with department heads See Page 16 Embassy officials face death threats Staff ohoto Cindy Richaidson FRED CLARK displeased with budget data SAN El Salvador APi The Embassy says it has ordered American military and diplomatic personnel not to jog in parks or visit popular nightclubs because of death threats from leftist A Embassy official said Wednesday mat the staff of approximately 100 has been instructed to avoid public places in response to the described as pretty serious by other embassy The gpopular Liberation a leftist rebel claimed responsibility for the May 25 assassination of Navy Albert Schaufelberger III in San The latest threat also came from that the embassy official We have received information of a specified an attempt to kill along the lines of Als specifically against military people and conceivably against said the who requested anonymity for security was shot in the head three times through an open window of his bulletproofed car as he waited at a university campus to pick up a Salvadoran woman He was deputy chief of the military advisers assisting the Salvadoran armed forces in the war against the He also was in charge of security for the The Popular Liberation considered the most radical of five guerrilla groups fighting the rightist warned in a communique after Schaufeiberger was killed that it would harvest dead The embassy decided to tighten security after it received a memorandum last Thursday from Salvadoran army intelligence warning of more the official The rules were issued Under the embassy staff must no tonger jog in public places or stay out for more than 90 minutes at a They must also avoid press photographers and night clubs where they would be Embassy personnel already had bodyguards and bulletproof vehicles before the new The em bassy is surrounded a heavy steel ience and concrete wall with pillboxes manned by armed leftist and rightist groups have attacked the embassy with rockets and gun fire at least dozen times since the 45month civil war In a farewell address to a business Ambassador Dearie said he believed it possible but unlikely that the Reagan administration would dispatch troops to Central School yearround New concept draws praise as classes begin in midsummer I i Wliiln nthor ephnftlu facilities Itll rcallv hpln the rhildrpn not yet SO tired an HOUSTON lAP While other Texas schoolchildren were enjoying their summer about 500 Houston children were doing something quite different starting school on a yearround And by most they even were enjoying Houston Independent School District officials on Wednesday instituted the new system at Janowski Elementary to alleviate The yearround in which students will get 20 days of vacation after attending school about 12 will allow for 25 percent more use of the Heavy rains recorded in local area Pedernales Electric Cooperative line foreman David Dossey hit the nail on the head about the rains that soaked parts of Comal County late Wednesday and early Its just been good rain no problem at he And unless we get some we shouldnt have any New Braunfels received inches of rainfall overnight from the showers and according to radio station Rainwater accumulated in low spots in some city streets But there were no problems with power outages in the said Frank superintendent of electrical We did real well last he We havent had any problems with the And if we dont receive any high winds or well be Dossey echoed Fanebiancos We havent had a problem its just been a good he Rainfall amounts were smaller in the with Canyon Uke receiving inch and the Fischer Store only The lake level continued its slow drop Thursday falling foot to feet above sea schools About 200 more pupils are expected to start school at Janowski in 20 days to set up the staggered which keeps onefourth of the pupils on vacation at any one I think its He wont forget as said Guillermina whose Pedro was beginning kindergarten at I like said Claudia a It gives us more time to Parent Sara Hysquierdo liked the idea of the shorter but more frequent Itll really help the children not get so tired and bored with she And itll help Of the 25 parents asked to only Lorettab said she disliked the yearround system although her a clearly was pleased to be back at I dont think they get a long enough summer Ortiz He Joseph likes He doesnt care when it The problems that surfaced Wednesday were typical of the first day of school said Principal Rita Scholarship fund set up in memory of reporter A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Herald Zeitung reporter Jacqueline killed in a cartram crash Monday The established at Texas Commerce BankNew will be used to help a local high school student pursue a career in Memorials may be sent to the bank or to the PO Drawer a threeyear veteran of the was killed when her car was struck by a train on FM She had been en route to a meeting of the Garden Ridge City In her three Smith had covered New Biaunfels In dependent School Comal County and the New Braunfels Chamber of and had also served as business writer and Inside Todays Weathnr Cloudy skies are expected over Comal County for at least the next couple of Theres a 70 percent chance of showers or thundershowers 20 percent chance tonight and 50 percent chance Winds will be out of the east and southeast at 10 to 15 miles per hour today and five to 10 Sunset will be at and sunrise Who Has The Tapes Hustler publisher Ijirry Flynt said he made a deal to purchase the Vicki Morgan sex tapes which include activties by the late Alfred Bloomingdale and some Washington But even he says they may not exist See Page CALENDAR CROSSWORD 2 1315 12 12 TV Looking at schools Texas panel to focus on primary education AUSTIN AP The head of the Select Committee on Public Education says the study group will put special emphasis on improving education in primary particularly of needy The 18member blueribbon committee held its first meeting Wednesday to hear briefings from various education Ross chairman and Dallas electronics said the group will meet again soon for another briefing session before breaking up into sub Mark who was unsuccessful in getting a 24 percent raise for schoolteachers out of the recent has said he will use the committees recommendations as the basis for another special legislative session later this Our country unfortunately is at the bottom of the achievement list with our international Perot told the In other words our competitors are doing a better We will be giving tremendous em phasis on the primary and we will bt giving particular emphasis on the primary grades to the We will be communicating to the people of Texas that the dollars we spend to make these children competitive and fullfledged members of society are pennies under the table compared to the dollars the taxpayers will have to give to support them throughout their Perot Believe it is a whole lot better to produce a taxpayer than a Other speakers followed Perots several pointing out mat children in See Page 1ft Court delays approval of subdivision Developers of Deer Meadows Sub division came up with a letter of credit for road but Comal County Commissioners delayed ac ceptance until they have a chance to check the existing road Deer Meadows is in Commissioner Bill Georges Precinct but it was 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans who wanted to meet on site with the developer and Road Administrator Bodo Dietert velopers on site before taking a vote on Monday Evans wanted to check for debris left by the and for possible drainage problems The commissioners court accepted the road system in two extended a construction letter of credit for another and approved plats and variances for two All developments considered are located in Precinct Koads in Oak Valley Ranches and Hunter Hills were unanimously accepted into the Unit Road System at Dieterls Oak Valleys roads were under a maintenance letter of and Hunter Hills had up for Set Page It
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