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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 16, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                r M Urtrwm Vtew 14 31Series had SWC Prayer services planned for injured NBHS girl By PATRICIA YZNAQA KING Wire editor While New Braunfela senior Julie Clonts remains in critical but stable condition in Methodist Hospital in San her friends and schoolmates pray for her New Braunfels High School homecoming ceremonies were dedicated to her and a getwell banner signed by students at the high school was given to her family this the daughter of and Arthur Clonts of New suffered multiple skull fractures in a prebonfore accident on Highway one mile from Loop She was riding with another student in the back of a pickup when a gust of wind lifted her and a pile of brush and threw her onto the She was rushed to McKenna Memorial Hospital for treatment and later transferred to Methodist Her recovery since the accident has been her father said Saturday Julie is but doc tors are optimistic about her he Clonts older who is a student at Southwestern University in said Saturday night that her family is doing She had a little setback a couple of days Jenny adding that the problems set Clonts recovery back about two Doctors could not predict when Clonts would regain Jenny It could be it could be a couple of she a community prayer service will be held nightly this except for Friday and Sunday at Johns Episcopal 312 The first service will be The church will open at 7 Services will be from led by area The church will also be open daily from 8 to 4 New Braunfels New Texas HcraldZeitung 92 205 70 Panoc Qortinnc SUNDAY October 50 cents 92 205 70 Pages 5 Sections USPS 377880 Emotions heat up on hydro By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Protests against the proposed Canyon Lake hydroelectric unit have spawned a bumper a lake area citizens and lots of ill The bumper No Dam shows water from Canyon Lake draining into a which forms the y in Wallace Greene has come up with the Canyon Lake Area Citizens and his written com ments on the contract New Braunfels Utilities has with the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority for the units got at least one Utilities trustee visibly hot last All of the above gives rise to wonder how many other side written or legal or do they have besides this agreement that they are not divulging to guarantee that GBRA gets what they Greene The word illegal really bothered Robert Orr at our last board Utilities Manager Bob Sohn Orr gave public notice that were just not going to roll over and play Their Pedernales Electric See Page 12A Surfing on the pavement Invasion charges leveled against North Koreans Hanging ten Silhouetted by the afternoon Kasey Smith demonstrates proper skateboard form on Rivercrest Pleasant fall temperatures should continue making conditions ideal for this form of land or for any other outdoor for that South Korea AP President Chun Doohwan declared Saturday that North Korea was plotting an and North Korea charged the United States with spying on its coastal The top general here postponed a trip to Chun said the invasion plot was tied to the bombing in Burma 9 that killed 17 officials of his government including four Cabinet South Korean investigators said North Korean agents made the ex plosive with ball bearings and an incendiary device of antitank warhead Speaking before the countrys top military Chun said It is being proved that the barbarian act by the North Korean puppets in Burma was a wellpremeditated scheme for war to assassinate myself as head of the nation and perpetrate an armed in vasion of the the Burma incident was an apparent declaration of destructive war against our survival and Their attempt for a second invasion of the south has ob The Burma incident was an apparent declaration of destructive war against our survival and President Chun viously failed and the only way left for them is Chun North Korean broadcasts earlier denied accusations that North Korea was involved in the Rangoon bom and on Saturday North Korea said a SR71 reconnaissance plane flew an espionage mission over North Korean coastal waters Friday in a crude violation of the 1953 Korean war Similar charges involving the high flying Blackbirds are but the North Korean broadcast monitored in Tokyo said of this one We are paying serious attention to See Page 12A CISD questions share of appraisal budget By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Officials of the Comal ISD think they may be paying more than their fair share of the Comal County Ap praisal Districts annual Theyve posed some questions that the board of directors will try to find answers to at its meeting Monday Directors will meet at 7 in the board room of district 130 The appraisal district gets its operating funds from the 10 in dependent governments it Each government pays a prorata share of the annual based on the amount of taxes it levied in the previous A governments tax levy also determines its voting power in the election of new which is coming up next CISD covers a lot of and collects more than twice as much in taxes as any of the other entities on the appraisal districts Its the only government that carries enough votes to seat two directors on the five member and it has always paid the biggest share of the But CISDs superintendent and business manager noticed something odd when they got their notice about this years Were paying 43 percent of the but we only have 39 percent of the We asked them how come said business manager Hugo I dont care about a few he Thirtynine percent is still enough to seat two and some governments dont even have enough to guarantee the election of But if we can save some Chief appraiser Glenn Brucks in dicated the problem might have something to do with the offkilter tax year used by the City of New Braunfels and State law prescribes the methods for figuring both since the city and NBISD set their tax rates in the spring instead of in the we havent been able to get current Brucks For the joint cityNBISD tax office didnt levy taxes on the 1982 roll until the spring of So Brucks used the 1981 tax roll to figure those governments shares of the 1983 Thats what they collected in he pointed The other governments were also prorated according to what they collected in 1982 but they assessed their taxes on the higher values of the 1982 Were going to have to discuss it and see if theres another way to do Brucks A discussion of the different com puter services available is also on Mondays This item was tabled at the September when Brucks aid he was not ready to make a recommendation The board has considered terminating its present contract with Thomas Picket 4 which doesnt think it will be able to meet the districts future NBISD to examine redistricting plans Inside New Braunfels ISD trustees will take a look at their election system at their meeting The meeting will begin at in the New Braunfels High School who are currently elected atlarge by numbered will consider two plans a 52 setup five singlemember districts and two at large places and a plan calling for seven singlemember Both plans were presented at a public hearing The 52 plan has boon drawn up by Tucker Gibson and a firm retained by the Tho MexicanAmerican Ugai Defense and Educational Fund has Bfopaaod tho sevendistrict IIAUMCr has s suit against tho dtatrict poaiiag in Federal District Court in MALDCP has charged that tho election districts uiaoW At the 4 MALDEF staff attorney Judith SandersCastro said the 52 plan was not The redistricting which is listed on the agenda as consideration of Section Texas Education is only one item on a IPitem Trustees will also consider action on personnel ratification of attorney fee outofdistrict transfer fundraising overnight the 1M445 textbook the September tax office report and the finger printing of Uunar School students for identification Reports will be given on the October investment tho districts advisory tho chemical abuse program and staff development requirements for tho 1W3M school An executive session is also scheduled as UM last agenda item with skies I By cloudy by bringing a 10 parcont chaaoo of Winds today will bo light and Manday win to mostly mUBacfeaaotof tunriso today will be at Gaayoas boys vanity taam von tho Optimsti CfaM Country moat and Now Kim WaJtaaw MS aocoad in tho vanity Pwja ClAMifHD COMICS OiAHAWY IA 1A 1C 1C Vtt 4C u MM U To the rescue Dallas company takes failed Midland bank MIDLAND AP The chairman of Republic Bank said Saturday that he believes the slump in West Texas energy which led to the collapse of First National Bank of Midland and to a takeover by the Dallas holding has bot tomed John Republic Banks told a Midland audience that his firm was glad to rescue the failed bank Friday and believed it could turn the 83yearold institution into a billiondollar I think there is ample opportunity today for solid loans in the Permian Berry said at a news And certainly our economists and our people that are in the energy field believe that it has bottomed out and that we are now on a gradual First National became the largest bank to fail in Texas and the second in terms of to fail in history when acting Comptroller of the Currency H Joe Shelby declared it insolvent Friday The Federal Deposit Insurance sold the bank for million to the nations 21st largest bank holding The which had billion in assets and f600 million in reopens Monday as RepublicBank First National We have had lots of experience in the ups and downs of the oil business and were totally con vinced that this is a good business to be Berry This is the cornerstone of it this this this area and were very pleased to be RepublicBank will be allowed to pick the loans in the failed bank that meet its The rest will be turned over to the FDIC for We will begin as a clean bank and with the clear expectation of soon becoming a billiondollar Thomas who will retain his post as president of the said he was pleased with RepublicBanks buyout of what was Texas largest independent bank A bank needs a lot of things to be You cant be successful without a strong capital You cant be successful without the confidence of depositors Without customer confidence and a bank simply cannot be said Presidents of Midlands smaller banks aad local banking customers expressed both tmirtmm that the MM UA   

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