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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 13, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Ntw Texas TUESDAY September 25 cents 182 Stratemann named mayor Eberhard new mayor pro tern By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Mayor Stratemann wields the gavel for the third year with Laverne Eberhard now seated on his right as mayor pro Betty Lou Rushing and Jose Valdemar Espinoza took their oaths of office Monday Departing council member Max Winkler took his dollar and went Bring in the armored quipped Donnie as City Secretary Veronica Sarkozi passed the envelope containing the councils Each member got for serving the past In addition to the Winkler got a a resolution thanking him for his six years of and a standing ovation from the council and the Council had a a plaque and a resolution for Gerald who also served six But Stratemann See Page 14 STRATEMANN JR mayor LAVERNE EBERHARD mayor pro tent JOSE ESPINOZA first term BETTY LOU RUSHING in Monday The controversy rages over Flight 007 I M II m m Japanese fighters scramble to trackSoviets By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eight Japanese jet interceptors scrambled today when at least seven Soviet bombers appeared off the northwest coast of in the general area where a South Korean jetliner was shot A Japan Defense Agency official said he did not know whether the Soviet planes were part of a livefire exercise begun by Soviet warships today near where a Soviet jet fighter shot down the jet with 269 people aboard two weeks The defense who requested told reporters in Tokyo that the Soviet Backfire and Badger bombers were first tracked 140 miles westnorthwest of Japans northernmost He said the Japanese interceptors scrambled and followed them for 370 to a point about 100 miles northwest of Japans Sado Island before returning to The official said there was no violation of Japanese no encounter between the interceptors and the and thai it was the 300th time this year that Japanese jets scrambled during a flight by Soviet war Lloyds of Ixndon and other insurers paid Korean Air Lines million today for the downed Boeing 747 about threequarters of the insured value of the The rest of the amount is insured by a South Korean A Maritime Safety Agency official in Japans northernmost said the Soviet shelling exercise began in waters west of the tiny island of 55 miles to the The Korean Air Lines plane is believed to have crashed nearby after being struck with a missile and the 269 people on board are presumed In other the United States on Monday demanded compensation from Moscow for the 61 Americans killed in the plane European pilots boycotted flights to the Soviet and 13 of the 16 NATO governments got ready to bar the Soviet airline Aeroflot from their In the Japanese Foreign Ministry confirmed a Self Defense Agency analysis that the doomed jumbo jet was in the air for more than 12 minutes after a heat See Page 14 Hawks may dominate debate in Congress j A ft WASHINGTON APj just back from a five week is preparing to make foreign policy and defense decisions that leaders say will likely have a hawkish cast because of the Soviet attack on a Korean Senate Democratic and Republican leaders introduced a resolution Monday condemning the Soviet Union for its coldblooded attack 1 on the civilian jumbo jet and the death of the 269 passengers and crew The nonbinding which will probably receive unanimous support when it is voted upon calls for further international sanctions against the Soviets unless Moscow apologizes for the incident and pays damages to the victims A group of conservative blocked plans for quick consideration of the resolution and in dicated they would attempt to toughen its Sources who spoke on condition they not be identified said William and others want specific sanctions against the Soviet Union included in the House Speaker Thomas ONeill said he expected a similiar resolution to be introduced in the the House President Reagan had requested resolution in a nationwide speech last Several measures calling for specific sanctions such as suspending the recently negotiated gramsale agreement with Moscow were introduced in the House ONeill said any sanctions should be international in you get cooperation with these they dont he This isnt the United States against the It is the Russians against the did take a swipe at the Republican administrations relatively minor contrasting them with the stiffer action taken by then0resident Jimmy Carter after Soviet troops occupied Afghanistan in for banned grain sales to the Soviet Candidate Reagan kind of poohpoohed everything Jimmy ONeill but Carter showed a lot of guts and courage in the campaign of 1980 the State Department officially demanded See Page 14 parks board to meet on noparking ordinance Inside Making the connection District Judge Robert Pfeuffer gives the main address at ceremonies marking the opening of Teen Connection Looking on is Nancy director of the Staff photo by Frances Bridges alternative facility for The center is located in the old Zoeller Funeral Home building on West San Antonio City Council postponed the last reading of the Liberty Avenue no parking and set a parkingspace workshop with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for Members agreed that congestion on Liberty Avenue was related to the need for more parking space in Prince Solms Park and the vote to table the ordinance was It had been approved on the first and second but not without In any the ordinance would only be effective from Palm Sunday through Labor so theres no real The city is now looking into adding some parking space in Prince Solms which some council members believe will relieve the need for onstreet parking on narrow Liberty Council referred the idea to the Parks Advisory Board last and the parks board responded by asking for a joint so that everybody can get a better idea what is The board has also been asked to study park and whether it would be feasible at some time in the future to limit the number of people using the parks at any given New Councilmember Betty Lou Rushing thinks it might take more than one and mentioned the possibility of appointing a citizens committee to study these In the I think weve spent a lot of money on outside and then maybe not used their she City Manager Delashmutt and Councilmember Donnie Seay said the joint workshop would be an ideal place to discuss Barbara Tieken suggested combining the workshop with the parks boards regular meeting on since the council has voted to cancel its regularlyscheduled meeting on Council normally meets on second and fourth but the 10th is the day of a Texas Municipal League conference in At least three along with some of the city plan to attend that Two citizens attending Mondays meeting agreed that more parking space is needed on busy summer but dont think the See Page 14 County wants 2cent hike on road tax By DEBBIE DoLOACH Staff writer Commissioners Court proposed Monday to raise the present farm to market lateral road tax of 3H cents per flOO valuation to 5H cents at a public hearing The set for will provide commissioners a format to formally set the county tai after listening to any County Judge Fred Clark Funds generated by the lateral road tax have restricted The money must be used for road maintenance and Clark ad Commissioner Jumbo Evans seconded Clarks motion of intentioin to raise the tax with these These funds go to the county road and not the general Even with Evans were falling short of the departments request by some This move will certainly not satisfy that but its a start in the right In other action com missioners gave preliminary and final plat approval to Lake Hill The 110acre subdivision is located about 24 miles east of Highway on the north side of FM It was also the first approval to fall under the countys new sub division rules and Commissioners also gave authorization to bid bulldozer equipment for fence rightofway and brush clearing on future extension of FM 3008 from FM 1863 to Highway The county sold its old Commissioner Monroe Wetz because it was costing more to repair than it was Commissioner Charles Tart Mund said rightofway clearing must be done on three tracts of and brush clearing on two large ranches to get things ready for the Highway Money for the bulldozer work will come from the FM lateral road Commissioners also approved a polling place change for Precinct 1 from the Dittlinger Memorial Library to the American Legion Hall on W Earth to move with new purchase for landfill City and county governing bodies agreed Monday to back the purchase of an earthmoving machine for the Jointlyoperated If all goos payments will be made out of landfill The boil of bids rocaived by the laiM Watta sj iiai il offered a wad MM Caterpillar doierecraper for mmTbs board has I att aside for capital and wants to put of that down on the City Manager Delashmutt told the City County Commissioner Bill George told the Commissioners Court that monthly payments would run around aty and county governments wont be out anything unless the landfills operating coats exceed its revenue at some time in the next three All three waste board members believe the machine will pay for because it will enable the landfill operators to dig their own holes for the burial of Until this has been done by outside Four months we spent to dig a and its almost County Judge Fred Clark tola the commissioners This we can dig our own holes and get more use from the same Both Clark and George serve on the solid waste George because the landfill is located in his Precinct Delashmutt represents the He told the City Council Monday that with this the board expects to get another 30 years of use out of the joint landfill opened in There was no formal action taken by commissioners on the Clark said he was just advising the m tMrtaw he Oa approved the purchase Uortay 0V ANNE FRY COMMUNITY FUND Com fund Time The annual Comal County Community Fund drive is un and the Comfund board has set a goal of The current balance is Your contribution is and it should be tent to PO Box New For more call the Chamber of Commerce Todmys Weather Dont get out your winter coats but tonight brings the first iadicaUon of a change in ttll be partly cloudy and hot tmfai a little footer aitf Mtashat Winds will be tt aad variable nor Materty at mph and to Mrthtaatoriy near M mph Theres also a retat chance of showers or thna4ershowers through Wed Sunset will be ai 1 Wednesday will be at 7 IS am DEATHS SKMTS TV LISTINGS   

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