Tuesday, September 27, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 27, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Like the hone the annual Comal County fair rode off Into the sunset For more see page Staff photo by John Senter New Braunfels New Texes 192 leituno 16 Pages TUESDAY September 1983 25 cents USPS 377880 Continental makes return with reduced schedule HOUSTON AP Continental Airlines returned to the skies this two days after filing for with bargain fares and about a quarter of its former The carriers first flight left Houston In tercontinental Airport at today for Lafayette and Baton The which had a 90seat left the airport with only six passengers Continental grounded all its domestic flights Saturday and filed papers with a federal bankruptcy court in proposing to reopen today with flights to 25 of the 78 cities it had We are very optimistic and very enthusiastic about our Continental President Frank Lorenzo said Monday at a news Now that costs are firmly under we can compete and build a Continental Airlines that our founders and everyone associated with us can be proud Lorenzo announced the airline will offer oneway fares of on all nonstop domestic flights until The fares will then jump to until he No prices were quoted for flights after Lorenzos statement came two days after he an nounced the airline had filed for reorganization and temporarily suspended domestic flights after posting losses of million since January The airlines bankruptcy court papers said three problems made reorganization necessary lowcost reservations systems controlled by two other carriers and labor Late Monday Bankruptcy Judge Phil Peden granted Continentals request for a temporary restraining order requiring 266 cities and other companies to continue operational agreements that were in effect before Continental filed for According to the the agreements were vital to their i Continentals i continued Peden set an 7 hearing on the airlines motion for an injunction on the Officials of pilot and flight attendant unions denounced the bankruptcy filing as union busting but said they had no plans to picket or strike Con Union officials said the reorganized Continental established a pilot captains salary at less than half the paid Flight at tendants took a 41 percent cut in with a salary set at for topline Claudia a spokeswoman for the Union of Flight said about 300 union members attending a meeting in Denver Monday generally favored a Flight attendants held a similar See Page 16 Airline workers not behind local pilot says By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Continental pilot Carey McWilliams of Braunfels got a call to fly today I still have a I just dont know for how long and for how McWilhams said Tuesday Two days after filing lor bankruptcy Con tinental Airlines returned to the skies earl this with bargain fares and about one quarter of its former The Airline Pilots Association decided u release pilots to pending so I have an idea Ill be flying at reduced McWilhams But I dont know just how reduced The bankruptcy move came as no surprise tu See Page 16 Repeal sought MADD wants city bars to close at midnight i Staff photo bv Cindy Richardson Hotel work Israel Rodriguez Timoteo Moreno and Henry Alvarez background work on the interior of the Schmitz Hotel on Main The facade of the old hotel was redone two years and a Houston group is reworking the interior for office By DYANNE FRY Staff writer The local Mothers Against Drunk Drivers group sees no reason why New Braunfels bars should stay open longer than bars in surrounding MADD asked City Council Monday night to con sider repealing Ordinance which permits speciallypermitted bars to serve alcohol until 2 seven days a Since the neighboring cities of San Marcos and Seguin do not have a 2 we feel its an open invitation for those potential DWIs to come to our said John speaking for many drivers make the trip after their local bars shut down at when theyve already had several We believe the original time limit of midnight on week and 1 oclock on Sunday is more in keeping with the standards of this com Reynolds Reactions of the council members The general consensus was that the matter would bear looking but that hasty action wasnt a good The MADD representative said Comal County courts had prosecuted 771 Driving While Intoxicated cases since which makes us one of the highest in the he some 40 percent of those arrested for DWI gave outoftown Reynolds Mayor Pro Tern Fberhard wondered i the high statistics werent partly a result of more stringent enforcement of DWI laws over tht past year or Barbara Tieken had talked to Attorney Bill who brought up the pitfalls of the 2 drinking ordinance at a MADD meeting some months ago She agreed that local govern ments were probably doing a better job of catching and prosecuting the drunks that had always been iut But Reimer also gave her some address statistics At one she more than half the DWI See Page 16 Annexation hearing planned Two strips of land targeted for annexation in January have resurfaced after five months in City Council will hold a public hearing 24 on areas 8 and The hearing is set for in the city council Area 8 is a 500foot strip along Krueger extending from the existing city limits to the edge of New Braunfels extraterritorial Area 12 is a 500foot strip along FM City Manager Delashmutt believes each area involves just one property There are no residences in either Council delayed setting hearings on these areas last at the recommendation of City Attorney John At that the citys new district election plan was under review by the Depart ment of and Chunn did not want to muddy the waters with even if there werent any voters living in the areas under the city election system is being challenged in court by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Or so the council Chunn noted hed received no official notice of the lawsuit as of Monday and no papers have been served to city council I dont know anything about it other than what Ive read in the he The suit was filed Friday in a San Antonio federal At any Chunn saw no reason why the city should not hold annexation hearings on 8 and Another stumbling block that was present last spring has been Effective the Texas Legislature deleted the requirement that at See Page U CISD gets TEA reminder DEMIi DoLOACH Staff writer The longawaited Texas Education Agency report on a controversial Comal 1SD incident didnt carry much of a CISD Edgar WilUwlm received a copy of the Commiaaiomr of Educations report in Mondays mail TU report aatablished that trustees Carey McWilliams and Karen Rust did visit an Advanced English III classroom on May In connection with that a final examination was cut short a decision that has since been put solely on the classroom An individual board member only has the same rights that any citizen has when it comes to visiting a See Page U Inside Forecast Comal County forecast calls or late night and morning cloudiness partly cloudy and warm through There is alaoa 30 percent chance of tbunderatorms this will be southeasterly today and and light and variable Sunatt will be at and sunrise Wed nesday will beat 23 TWo Guns Anthorttea laid at leaat two ware uaed in laat weekends eiacutionetyle of five people wte were abducted from a KMtacky Friad Chicken reataurant and then taken to a ramie rural apot to be CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEATHS 2 DfAHABBY J HOROSCOPE OPINIONS 4 SPOUTS STOCKS 2 TVUiTINGS WEATHER 3 PLO factions but ceasefire holds API The Lebanese army today accused anti government forces of using the newly proclaimed ceasefire to reinforce positions around army strongholds on the hills overlooking But an army statement carrying the charge stopped short of accusing Syrianbacked Druse militiamen of violating the which Monday halted a threeweek civil war in Lebanons central mountains and the outskirts of Beirut No fighting among the principals in the civil war was reported but newsmen in the northern port city of Tripoli said seven Palestinian guerrillas were killed this morning in a bazooka and machine gun exchange between factions supporting and opposing Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yasser Arafat Beirut newspapers said a fourman committee composed of representatives of the army and warring Moslem militias privately Unlay Druse and Shale planned to meet to work on arrangements for consolidating the truce Newspaper reports said I N SecretaryGeneral Javier Perez dt Cuellar was in contact with the presidents of Syria and regarding formation of a observation force to monitor the ceasefire The reports said between IxM and 800 observers would be needed to supervise the mediated Saudi Arabia and the United u end fighting that erupted after tht Israeli army withdrew fioin Lebanons central mountains Sept 4 Franco coimnandei of Italys contingent in the multinational peacekeeping told The Associated Press that ltal has been asked to send up to to the central mountains as part of the observation force And the leftist newspaper AsSafir quoted unnamed Lebanese government sources as saying France lias promised to contribute 250 AsSafir said the fourman cease Pagt If