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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Comal ISO losing battle to keep End no Park By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer Comal ISD looks like it has lost Its bid Wednesday to keep the Enclno Park sub division from joining San Antonios Northeast CISD attorney Chunn said the long awaited decision came in a hearing conducted by officer Judy Underwood Wednesday in She made her recommended which goes to the Commissioner of He is more likely to adopt it as his own than to change her Chunn If Raymon the Commissioner of approves that recommendation as the battle will be officially The fight to keep Encino Park has been in CISDs boxing arena for over three The Bexar County Commissioners acting as that countys Board of rang the bell last despite a personal appeal by CISD Edgar He told them the deannexation would set a dangerous precedent for future attempts of detachment of CISD The com missioners answered with a ruling in favor of the The disputed area involved a mile tract within which includes the Encino Park Only a handful of schoolage children live in the area but an estimated students are expected to reside there by The principal issue of the hearing was if the action of the Bexar Commissioners acting as that countys Board of required the concurrence of the Comal County Commissioners Chunn The hearing officer ruled against the concurrence and held the detachment ruling After hearing of the CISD Business Manager Hugo Nowotny The greatest loss to the district is future and not tax But I think our main thought behind the fight was setting a Encino Parks main reasons for detachment included an anticipated population and a concern that support for additional facilities would not be provided by Another factor was that existing facilities in NEISD were closer and more accessible to the territory in New Braunfels Ntw Texas 169 Zeituno o THURSDAY August 1983 25 cents 18 Pages2 Sections USPS National Guard to aid Alicia cleanup effort HOUSTON AP National Guard who have been patrolling stormravaged Galveston against will help clean up debris littering Houston because of Hurricane Mayor Kathy Whitmire said Wednesday that the troops were needed to prevent potential health and fire Bill Hobby ordered the troops to help clean up dried leaves and broken Mark White was out of the Whitmire said she was un certain how many troops would be sent or when they would As many as Houston Lighting Power customers still were without power one week after Hurricane Alicia hit Galveston and moved killing at least 20 Utility officials said Houston customers could be without electricity until the end of this West Galveston Island and other areas hit hard by the storm could be without power for another two At the height of the electrical power was knocked out for about people the highest number of power failures ever recorded by the utility About Southwestern Bell Telephone customers remained without said spokesman Ken About Bell workers from the area and across the country were working to repair phone lines but everybody is in kind of an emergency situation because of the 18dayold strike by about Bell Brasel White said Wednesday that estimates indicated the need for billion in federal disaster assistance for six counties in Southeast Texas hit hardest by the The reports were prepared by of ficials for the disaster declaration already granted for those counties and do not represent a new request from the governors said a spokesman for the More than million is needed for individual assistance and million is needed for crop damage according to the reports made by disaster officials in the six Houston area counties hit hardest by the An additional million is needed for local government the reports See Page 8A Picking up steam Gramm looks strong Loeffler not running DALLAS AP The day after John Tower announced he would not seek Phil Gramm gained momentum to lead the list of possible GOP contenders for the who won reelection this year to Congress after switching to the Republican said Wed nesday that he would not announce his decision about running until after Labor he received encouragement and near en dorsements across the state and from all factions of the Republican officials said they are optimistic despite Towers status as a lame duck next and former Texas Bill Clements But officials are counting on Gramm to keep the Republicans on track in the shifting political winds since GOP leaders decided to hold their 1984 convention One Republican insider who asked not to be identified Gramm is so new to the he hasnt made anybody mad Another political analyst said Gramm of College could have the nomination locked up within 10 In the face of such the number of possible GOP candidates Republican congressmen Bill Ar cher of Houston and Tom Loeffler of whose 21st District includes Comal both announced they would not be Republican businessmen Ross Perot of Dallas and Boone Pickens of Amarillo also said they would not make the The only announced GOP candidate is Ron Paul of Lake Former state Walter Mengden of Houston is expected to join the battle for the Republican Gramm seemed to be putting together a campaign team comprised of political players previously employed by Tower and Brad Towers ace fun was on the phone Wednesday with If Gramm and OLeary work out an Gramm will have landed two of Towers top political He has already acquired the ser vices of Republican pollster Lance Tarrance of Houston who was Towers pollster and helped Gramm in his congressional He also picked up an endorsement from Dallas businessman Jim who managed Clements campaign in And Bum Clements finance said if all of them GOP candidates are typical of well have a good bunch to choose Sfsff phofo by Cindy fttchn Backtoschool cool Some youngsters find the first day of school to be rather but Cathy Nguyen seems to be taking it all in stride as she checks out her book bag at Goodwin Primary School Thursday Students in Comal Independent School District returned to school and NBISD students will start their new year Small towns join forces on corridor ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer When it comes to the San Antonio Austin growth New Braunfels may be a little fish in a big But Mayor Stratemann doesnt want the big ones forgetting that all the fish have to swim in the same Hes afraid that may be happening in the San AntonioAustin Hes working with the mayors of Seguin and San Marcos to see that it The a joint project involving the Alamo Area and Capital Area councils of held its initial mass meeting in the spring of with approximately 30 Comal County leaders Stratemann found that meeting to be a disap Two cities San Anonio and Austin gave their and the rest were left to kind of shuffle for he told the City Council giving an update report on the He didnt hear much in tne way of followup until earlier this when City Manager Delashmutt received notice of a June meeting to organize a special study A 21member committee was with seven members from seven from AACOG and seven from the middle which includes New It would seem a fair based on Stratemann points out that this doesnt give the middle group much power to push for consideration of issues that San Antonio and Austin seem unwilling to The big cities concerns are im proving education and attracting hightechnology industry to the area Stratemann says theres nothing wrong with But he feels theres too little attention being given to the energy needed to support that in or the water needed to support the expanded You cant drink silicone chips you cant eat silicone When youre See Page 8A Educator gives pep to NBISD Theres nothing like starting the school year on a positive The most important industry in New Braunfels is right Right Don Clifton told some 400 teachers at New Braunfels High School He figures every student every human for that matter is worth at When you help a kid its for a long said The president of Selection Research of he was guest speaker at an inservice luncheon for all teachers in the New Braunfels Independent School His statement may have been no news to a cafetorium full of people who make a living out of helping kids But Clifton used and a touch of mime to keep them and make them we it in a fresh Hs also called attention to some of the things that might cloud sn view of his basic Did you ever live In house where the dust got to be the important thing you ever belong to a club where the bylaws got to be more important PaftlA Report says budget cuts hitting lowincome families Inside WASHINGTON AP Families making less than a year have borne 70 percent of the domestic budget cuts endorsed by President Reagan and enacted by Congress over the last two according to a study by congressional In the Congressional Budget Office study released today said average reductions in benefits per household are greatest for families earning below In for the average reduction in benefits going to this group is projected to be about compared to an average reduction of about for those with incomes between and Reductions for the households in higher income categories are projected to range from to per the report The study was prepared by the nonpartisan budget office at the request of House Speaker Thomas ONeill who has been the leading Democratic critic of Reagans domestic The report cuts through the smokescreen of Reagan public relations to the harsh truth of the Reagan ONeill That truth will have major consequences in In the report was consistent with with a series of similar studies beginning in early 1982 that the budget office has made of tax and spending the 92page report cautioned that its conclusions do not take into account the effects that tax and budget cuts may have had on the Todays Weather Cloudy skies will become partly cloudy this which will be hot and humid with a 30 percent chance of Tonight will be partly CANYON TV Three hurt in Wednesday wreck on 81 DON CLIFTON inservke speeker Three local women were admitted to McKenna Memorial Hospital Wednesday after a twocar collision in the 600 block of 81 Elizabeth was listed in stable condition Wednesday at Lillian 50 and Eleanor both from the other were judged in satisfactory The accident happened at ap proximately at the wheel of a 1964 was coining off the IH 35 frontage road onto according to did not observe the stop sign She collided with Seiberts 1975 which was eastbound in the inside lane of Both cars received heavy The Emergency Medical Service report indicated that Seibert hit the windshield and steering column of her causing lacerations to the chest pains and possible internal A fracture to the Icwer and a possible fracture to the ankle were also Seibert lives at 1377 of 320 had pain in both a laceration on her chin and a bruised left her suffered bruises and possible fractures to the left rib Two New Braunfels ambulances took the three women to In other police a ministorage burglary was reported at Cliffs on Gruene with in household appliances According to the police someone broke into Joe Buzeks storage compartment bet ween 5 Tuesday and noon Wednesday The unknown party took four Montgomery Wards ceiling valued at and a 10inch RCA television set valued at
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