Friday, September 30, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 30, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Il i C M JaV sw t square off tonight More details in Pages 68A New Braunfels New Texas 195 Senate approves War Powers pact 20 Pages2 Sections FRIDAY September 25 cents USPS 377480 WASHINGTON AP President Reagans authority to keep Marines in for the next 18 months was won with the votes of several Senate Republicans who reluctantly supported a War Powers compromise out of party not because they support the presence of the troops in it became a partisan Dan said after a divided Senate voted 5446 Thursday to approve the War Powers resolution now awaiting Reagans The agreement provides broad authority for Reagan to keep the Marines in Lebanon as part of a multinational peacekeeping force designed to ease the civil war there and reduce the chances for a broader conflict in the Middle Reagan said the vote is a strong signal to the world America stands united we speak with one and we fulfill our respon sibilities as a trustee of peace and self Democratic opponents said the resolution reminded them of the early days of the Vietnam War when the number of forces were gradually increased before it was clear what the mission in Indochina really The 1973 War Powers on which the resolution is was designed by its sponsors to make sure there were no more no more undeclared no more presidential said Dale But instead of complying with the act and formally declaring that Congress has a role in deciding whether the Marines should stay in Bumpers The president has done everything in the world not just to avoid the letter of the but the intent of the The Democratic House approved the resolution on See Page 11A Air conditioning question brought to NBISD board By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Some of the people who worked the hardest to get New Braunfels ISOs bond issue passed in May were disturbed to hear that the Middle School gym wasnt going to be They showed up when trustees met to approve plans for the airconditioning and wanted to know what Superintendent Charles Bradberry judged it to be a case of As far as I can there was no plan whatsoever to aircondition the shops and other kinds of he But there were some people who worked very hard on this project that thought Related Page2A there was and quite rightfully The general public heard rightly that all NBISD schools were to be Bradberry said people like Katie who chaired the districts bond couldnt be blamed for assuming that meant every room on every I dont think anybody ever said to were not going to aircondition he The superintendent admitted he was no authority on the having stepped into his job two months after the bond But board members See Page 11A A pile of cans from last years river cleanup River cleanup Trashiest workers to dive in Saturday Its time to clean up Coma Countys Members of the Gulf Coast Council of Diving Clubs will start gathering tonight for their annual pickup party on the Coma Coordinators Gene and Sarah Baugher will be at Landa Resort The event will start officially at 9 when diving teams meet at Hinman Island Park to register for the big contest The annual Guadalupe River sponsored by the River Recreation Association of is set for Sunday on River Huaco Springs Camp will serve as project and workers can See Page 11A River needs county help Dunson By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor Noble representing the River Recreation Association of warned Comal County Com missioners that Sundays Guadalupe River cleanup might be the The association popularly known as or River RAT has held cleanups for the last seven Seven years ago it was possible to make an impact on the environment and get the job Dunson he in the last two or three the job has been overwhelming After last years the next we could not tell the Dunson Dunson told the court that the river association needed help throughout the year to keep the river He asked the commissioners if there was some way a litter law could be enforced See Page I1A Utilities inks water contract for Walnut Estates By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A Katy contractor won a construction contract for water extension and upgrade work in the Walnut Estates thanks to action by Utilities trustees Permian Contractors a subsidiary of the Sundt Construction Company of hails from Their bid to construct the East Walnut water main extension was the lowest of four Utilities Manager Bob Sohn explained the importance of the extension and upgrade work in an earlier We will pick up at the Coll extend or update to a 12inch down he Well bring it under Interstate extend it down to where the extension of Walnut is then connect it to the 18inch main on Old Marion This project will serve to establish a major loop back to the Sunset and back around the opposite direction to the Coll tank via FM The loop concept in in crease water pressure and Trustees also gave their authorization to purchase a sixmonth fuel supply from Jarish Gulf a demonstratormodel wire tensioner puller minus for a tradein for Sherman Reillys bid of in electric inventory transformers from Graybar in water inventory pipe from TransTex and one fourdoor sedan and two minipickups from Bock Motor for a total bid of The car will be used by Roger technical services The two mini trucks were requisitioned by the Engineering and by inspectors who are now using their own private cars to make the Bock Motor submitted the only bid for the three and trustee Robert Orr wanted to know He looked to the automobile man on the Arno for the I know in my being a Chrysler none of the equipment I sell fit the bid To get the engine size they wanted in the I would have to go to a sports Becker I wont say the bid specs were too but if the word diesel was 1 could have bid he And Im not sure the price would have improved over what we got i from Bock Becker was more worried about asking fuel suppliers to show their costs in I know it would make me irate to have to tell you what my cost he But the bid specifications do allow companies the alter native to make a firm and that made Becker feel Trustees also authorized a payment to the Wholesale Customer Association for special projects ad This is our prorata payment for work already done by staff attorneys and financial Sohn 1 know Ive said this but the money weve spent with the Wholesale group has meant great savings to the Consultant Sam McKenzie reported bids are being advertised for the Kuehler Wastewater Plant with an bid opening date of Oct 27 See Page 11A 4Hawards to be given Sunday at CHS 4H Oub numbers and adult leaders will be honored Sunday at the annual 4H The program will be at 1 at Caayea High Project will be given to 4H mm bera la 8 project from and crafla to Three 4Hen from the county will be prtwnied with 4he QoU Mar Award far project commiMity service and and organiutioM that have boon exceptional tupporteri of the 4H program will be preeenied with The will remain aacret until they art Noll Oreoa will rociove a diamond pin loawJroJwa during the Myean arearaBM conducted bv the TVJM AgrtBuMural fitojoJn lorrtco eerve Inside Todays Weather Expect partly cloudy skies and warm af with fair Highs today and Saturday will be in the and tonights low should be in the Winds will be from the east at 1015 miles per becoming light and southeasterly Sunset today will be at and sunrise Saturday at Off The Wall The image of the Virgin Mary has left the walla of a southaide San Antonio and the family is The family said that the image waa caused by the reflection of car lights on the 6A Off To Egypt President meeting today with Egyptian President Hosni is continuing hu pursuit of a stable ceasefire in Lebanon and praising Egypt for its efforts toward that 3A 2 gB SA 2A DEAR JA RELIGIOUS FOCUS Stairway to JP Disabled woman cant get to Kruegers court By WANDA LASATER Staff writer Sometimes being honest doesnt pay or at least thats the way Kathryn Kirksey felt this Kirksey who has muscular recently had back surgery for scoliosis and is in a wheelchair found that getting to one county office and doing the right thing was almost The young woman said she was told to report to Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Harold Krueger at today or be thrown in When her attendant drove her to the she found there was no way to get up the steep stairway to Krugers Kirksey said she and her attendant went to the Sheriffs office but were told they wouldnt help After sitting in her wheelchair on the sideway for about an the Fire Department was called and firemen carried the woman up the sUir There she found that Krueger was to see her at Kirksey said that the Courthouse annex isnt the only building in New Braunfels that is difficult for someone in a wheelchair Even my lawyers office is that she Krueger said if Kirksey had contacted he would have met her He has met persons who were unable to climb the stairs in the Courthouse many he I dont want to force anyone up those said adding that if Kirksey had called the Courthouse in formation he would have been contacted and met her 1 dont want anyone carried up those Sheriff Walter Fellers said his jailer told him about Kirkseys request fur help this morning But they were afraid theyd drop The liability was just too He added that the jailer tried to give Kirksey Kruegers telephone number to arrange for him to meet her Kirkseys problems she ui March when her father sent her a support check She said he stopped payment on the check after had deposited it and had written checks on her Now all I have is a month from Social Kirksey Two of the checks she had written for groceries were returned for insufficient she Then about two weeks they sheriffs deputies came to my house and told my roonuuaUto bring me by the jail When 1 came they arrested me 1 explained my situation and told them I would pay the checks off by giving them my Social Security check But they told me that if 1 didnt own any property or anything I would have to go to said Kirksey After spending five hours at the sheriffs Kirksey her roommate called a bail bondsman and she was Sonow I owe that The reason Im here is because 1 waa she