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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 24, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                1 C New Braunffels Ntw Texas 168 Zeltung O WEDNESDAY August 25 cents 32 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Tower says hell stay in politics Wedding work Henry and Betty Green nee Marsh got married Sunday and their three grandchildren got to work Monday washing the graffitti off their Staff photo by John Senlnr newlywed grandparents The energetic crew includes from left Becky Dillon on hose and Clint Green and Karma Kumlin on AUSTIN AP After 22 years of cutting against the Democratic grain in his home Republican John Tower says hes had The signals were all there for chairman of the Senate Armed Services to make a 1984 race for a fifth term in He had raised over million President who ran well in Texas in appears ready to run and the Democrats were heading for a bloody But Tower said Tuesday hes out of the State GOP Chairman George Strake said Tower talked to him about being burnt Tower said burnout is not precisely the right One doesnt get bored representing the state of he said at a news conference in the Texas But the longer you stay you probably run the risk of getting maybe a little cynical and not having as much vigor for your I still have a great deal of vigor for my a great deal of enthusiasm for I think that is the time to Ive seen some of my colleagues stay around longer than I believe they should he told He complained that Congress is in session too and weve gotten too far away from the founding fathers notion of a citizen Although therell be no Tower campaign in the states senior senator says hell be politically active in any position the president deems for Reagans Tower has been the Senate champion of Reagans big budget defense Tower said reports there might be a cabinet post in his future were pure Ive been offered no such nor do I expect he said hed like to return to perhaps one course a semester at a Before his 1961 election to the he was a professor at Midwestern State University in Wichita Its time for me to turn my attention to other I intend to return to Texas and Im anxious to get back to I love Texas very he adding he had not decided where in the state he will The decision not to run was made about three weeks There are no health political fears or anything dramatic in his life that sparked the he Ive got quite a few useful years left and theres a number of endeavors Id like to he It just seemed to me that it was I just felt perhaps this was the best time for me to alter my course and pursue something Towers exit stirred the Texas political which already had attracted a stew of candidates for the Senate See Page 12A Tower retirement decision doesnt stun local GOPs ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer John Towers announcement that he would not seek reelection in came as a surprise to but Jocal Republicans appear to be taking it in Im not too said Robbie state committee woman for senatorial district Hes been apparently weary for several Although Democratic candidate Bob Krueger is now considered the frontrunner in the she doesnt think the GOP is necessarily going to lose Towers Borchers said there seemed to be a lack of zest or enthusiasm even last when Tower kicked off his fundraising with a rally in He repor tedly raised more than million before an nouncing Tuesday that he wasnt going to has been a senator since when he won a special election and took over the seat vacated by newlyelected vice president Lyndon who had defeated him the previous Charles chairman of the Comal County Republican said Tuesday that the office has changed a lot in those 20odd Its become a bureaucracy in he There are committees to handle and the committees themselves have He doesnt like it any Berger also said that despite his ex doesnt enjoy Another local Republican described the senator as the Radar Alicia victims to get help from local groups By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor Theyre moving on and shipping out taking appliances and funds to victims of Hurricane Red Cross Disaster Chairman Lanita Ross said the weekend food and article drive for hurricane victims was a It was fabulous what we she The which began Thursday and ended was helped by local including the New Braunfels the Red the Volunteer Action Center of Canyon the Senior Citizens Home Care the Civil Defense and the New Braunfels Fire Central Freight Lines of New Braunfels was taking the items to the Galveston area this Jim Schmidt of the Jaycees We called the Red Cross and were asked to deliver the items to the Salvation Ross The Galveston area was most in she A truckload of items was picked up at Fire Station 3 on Hans the major donation Schmidt The storage room at the fire station was he I guess people knew what people A long van full of boxes was picked up from the Senior CiUiens he Schmidt laid that clothing was the mostdonated followed by canned goods and small household OReilly of the a quiet man who prefers to do his job without too many public Berger speculated that Tower might have run again if he had thought it would be an easy competition was already who was narrowly defeated by Tower in has an impressive organization behind Former Democratic governor Dolph Briscoe has been looking at the along with Texas Uoyd Doggett and Congressman Kent The incumbent senator would probably have faced some competition in the Republican primary said what I hope will happen is that well have three good men Phil John maybe Bill Borchers said Gramm and Ron a congressman from Lake had made some pretty strong indications that they would In shes been invited to a Gramm event in San Antonio this You certainly cant rule out Tom she saying that she wouldnt offer her support to anyone else until she knew what the 21 Congressman was going to Other possibilities include Houston Congressman Bill Archer and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger a reluctant but always being Borchers She thought White House Chief of Staff James Baker whose name has also been mentioned in GOP would most likely keep his present School bells jOfOfY nnginQISD School bells will ring Thursday for a lot jriore Comal ISD students than last Initial reports on projected enrollment figures indicate that preregistration was greater this particularly at the elementary school As an Bulverde Elementary Schools projected enrollment for 198384 was but 499 students have already registered to attend classes Total projected enrollment for CISD schools for the school year is The biggest projections belong to Mountain Valley at Canyon Middle at Canyon High School at and Smithson Valley High School at Other projected enrollments are Mountain 560 Bulverde 350 Goodwin See Page 12A No Savagebargain attorneys say By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Rumors are hard to and even harder to But Rick attorney for William Dale and Luis assistant attorney general and special prosecutor in the Savage are trying to undo the damage thats already been The latest rumor in the Savage saga is the existence of a plea agreement between both involving the three remaining involuntary man slaughter indictments against the Fort Sam Houston Savage was fined and placed on 10 years probation in April for the involuntary man slaugher of Ruben Sauceda The remaining indictments against Savage involve the deaths of Saucedas pregnant wife and two small children last Woods denied an agreement has been struck on the 10 oclock newscast on Channel 4 in San Antonio Monday They reporters came to my and said theyd heard Woods said I said that a plea agreement has not been but if there is one in the I hated to say because the more publicity we have before 1 the pretrial hearing the more it hurts our chances to hold the trial in New he And I think thats where it in an interview said he agreed with Woods When asked if an agreement was a possibility or a he There is no in any criminal theres a possibility of that But in this no agreement has been as of All pretrial motions on Savages remaining indictments will be heard on 1 in 207th District with Judge Carl Anderson Motions that could surface that day include a possible violation of the Speedy Trial alleged double jeopardy and a change of venue Fort Sam military officials are still considering Savages request to delay convening a board of inquiry until all civil proceedings are Savage made that request to his Robert in Inside Todays Weather Today and Thursday will be sunny and with winds from the southeast at 1015 miles per Tonight will be with light southerly No rain is in the Sunset today will be at and sunrise Thursday at 7 04 Rerun Wars CBS swept last weeks Nielsen ratings with six shows in the Top Although that series and others were they are doing better now than they did during the regular See News For You at Canyon Lake The Braunfels Herald Zeitung is offering something new for its readers a Canyon Lake page with news for Canyon The page will be published in Thursday afternoons HirfldZtitung and this weeks Comal County CLASSIFIED COMICS 10A CROSSWORD 10A DEARABBY 4B ENTERTAINMENT 23C HOROSCOPE 12A KALEIDOSCOPE 1 12B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS STOCKS 3A TV LISTINGS 10A WEATHER 3A Houston schools delay opening because of hurricanes damage HOUSTON AP Nearly Houston public school students remain on summer vacation after the opening of fall slated for was delayed because about onethird of the 235 schools in the district were without air con ditioning or We have a large number of schools without without water and without air said Houston In dependent School District spokeswoman Geri Rather than open some facilities today and delay opening the blackedout officials decided it would be easier to put off school for all students in the district until next Miss Konigsberg Alicia was far more destructive and disruptive than most people school district Superintendent Billy Reagan told school employees The Federal Emergency Management Agency is set to open two more disaster relief centers today to process aid ap plications for storm The agency gave applications to more than people Tuesday when it opened three At least storm victims are ex pected to apply for some type of federal aid made available since President Reagan declared a sixcounty region in Southeast Texas a major disaster area last It gets hairy and said FEMA worker Marilyn Darby of The first days are always the Quite this had been a real good first Darby Two more deaths have been added to the hurricanes bringing the total of stormrelated deaths to at least and his Haddie Louise were found dead Monday night at their Houston A spokeswoman for the Harris County Medical Examiners office Tuesday said the deaths were ruled stormrelated because the couple died from inhaling carbon monoxide from a gasolinepowered generator they began using Sunday after their home had been left with no At the height of the about people were blacked out the highest number of power failures ever recorded by the utility officials said most of the Houston area should be back on line by the In hardhit where Alicia brought 115mph winds and 12foot power was back on to about 60 percent of the heavily populated east end of the island community of Mathia Crews were rebuilding the power system on the west end of primarily an area of vacation Galveston Police Chief Eddie Barr said Tuesday officials had decided to for the most the 8 to 6 curfew ordered after Alicia struck Thursday But the curfew will remain in effect on the west where utilities still are out of The west end is still a Barr He added that the National Guard troops called in to help patrol the city during the power outage are expected to be replaced in a few days by Texas Depart ment of Public Safety who will patrol the entire island with the Up to southeast Texas remained without telephone service There was no estimate on when phone repairs would be The combined with deadly tornadoes in could boost local electric HL4P officials Utility spokesman Graham Painter said damage costs would not be known for SO to 45 It will be a though thats he The utility may have to borrow money to finance repairs to its equipment since million from a damage fund was used in May when the area was hit by HLkP stopped centributug to the fund about five yean ago because Houston had not been hit by a serious storm for a long Payments into the fund probably would be Painter   

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