Thursday, October 20, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 20, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas t It I otm Je WeSt Heavy rains force evacuation Of nursing home in Lubbock LUBBOCK AP Sheett of rain inun dated Lubbock for a second forcing the evacuation of a nursing closing streets and area and stalling numerous Weather officials said the rains would continue and portions of West South Texas and North Central Texas were under flash flood The storm dumped inches of rain on tabbock for the 24 hours that ended at the most precipitation the West Texas city has ever received in a 24 hour The previous record was inches on June I dont know if it means but the animals are coming down in the Lubbock AvalancheJournal quoted a city Another Lubbock policeman reported seeing teenagers in a fourwheeldrive vehicle towing friends down usually busy Quaker Avenue on water We are receiving reports of lakes over flowing their of water in some and of many stalled a meteorologist at Lubbocks weather station City officials ordered city buses and ambulances to lakeside Nursing at 24th Street and to evacuate its 90 residents after the rains caused a lake in Maxey Park on Lubbocks west side to spill over its Bedfast patients were taken to a hospital others were transferred for the time being to another nursing Marys just northwest of the flooded city was on higher but still was hit by flooding in its A sewage pumping station nearby was severely taxed by flooding and it became necessary to pump raw sewage into the Maxey Park city officials That compounded the nursing homes since the same water would be seeping into the facility Ught rain was still falling early today in At the city had received inches since the rains and the prospect of more rain today was 100 the National Weather Service Moisture associated with remnants of Hurricane a Pacific storm that hit the northwestern Mexican coast on was streaming over the Mexican mountains toward Texas early today and expected to cause heavier storm Lubbock was the hub of an 11county area that was under flash flood warning Wed nesday night and into At 28 miles east of the towns water main broke about 6 leaving the community without water for 11 said local newspaper publisher Its rained hard all and it rained all night before It started yesterday af and the farmers are surf Its going to ruin their cotton Richards Some cotton farmers west of Lubbock were hit by a hailstorm on Monday The heavy rains that began on Tuesday halted cotton harvesting operations that were just hitting full Much of the rest of West Texas was under a flash flood Odessa and Midland each reported more than 4 inches of rain and Big See Page 12A Today will be mostly with a high near 80 degrees and a 70 percent chance of rthuridershowers Gusty southeast winds wilP shift to the northwest sometime during the blowing at 1520 miles per hour Tem peratures will be slightly cooler Tonight will be mostly with a percent chance of rain and winds from the northnorthwest at Friday will mostly with a 20 percent chance of rain arid northwest winds near 10 Sunset today will be at and sunrise Friday at New Braunfels New Ttxis 92 209 Zejtuno THURSDAY October 25 cents 18 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 Appraisal refund due CISD By DYANNE FRY Staff writer The Comal ISO already has all the votes its entitled to in the directors election for the Comal County Ap praisal If current directors want to correct a discrepancy between CISDs share of the vote and CISDs share of the annual theyll have to give the school district some of its money Thats the revised opinion of the State Property Tax Boards legal But Comal County directors will have to decide whether to give CISD a refund or The state board cant make them do they cant give them more because the county clerk has calculated the percentages said Debbie one of the state boards legal She went on to say that percentage shares of the appraisal districts 1983 budget are not exactly though she concedes they are as correct as chief appraiser Glenn Brucks could make given the data he had on hand at the Each government served by the appraisal district pays a share based on its tax levy for the previous When it comes time to elect a board of the voting privileges are divided up the same County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury knew what everyones 1982 tax levy was when she sent out the election data this past When the 1983 budget went into effect in the City of New Braunfels and New Braunfels ISO hadnt yet set their tax rate on the 1982 So Brucks figured their shares according to what they levied in Which is the only thing he could Wheeler But New See Page 12A Repeat offender indicted by panel A day at the circus Shriner Dick Arnweine describes circus acts to local handicapped youngsters who are about to board a bus to San Antonio to see those acts in Students from Bulverde and Frazier elementary Goodwin Primary and Canyon Middle School received tickets for the circus donated by the Over 30 children made the trip to see the circus By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A Solms man convicted if raptin 1980 was indicted for sexual assault by the Comal County Grand Jury The charge against Abel Campos Gonzales stemmed from an 2 incident near a roadside cemetery two miles south of The suspect drove his alleged a 26yearold New Braunfels home from a Two other party guests also accepted a ride from and were dropped off The victim tried to jump out of the car when she realized Gonzales had turned onto a dead end road But the driver slammed the door on her Sheriffs Investigator Rudy Rubio Court records indicate Gonzales was convicted of rape on in 207th District Court in Comal He was sent to the Texas Department of Corrections to serve a sentence of not less than two or more than six His parole was reviewed on and he was released from TDC on July In the Grand Jury indicted 14 individuals Kenneth James Offineer of 5234 San Fidencio Pineda of 8109 and Ralph Douglas Riley of 5959 Pmemount were each indicted for Driving While Intoxicated sub sequent Three other individuals were in dicted for welfare but have not been arrested yet The inlictments are part of the Texas Department of Human Resources recent crackdown on welfare spearheaded by local investigator Cliff John Edward Mann of Route Box was indicted for burglary of a and for unauthorized use of a motor while Julie Strid Thompson of 760 Comal was indicted on two counts of Other indictments were Miguel Morales of 293 burglary of a motor vehicle Richard Dosson Mulkey of 136 West See GRAND Page 12A will be deployed WASHINGTON AP President standing firm in two key foreign policy says the United States will deploy on schedule its modernized nuclear missiles in and that if Syria thinks it can wear him down by delaying peace talks in theyre going to be calling Syria a road block to peace in said at a news conference Wednesday night the Marines deployed in a multinational peacekeeping force will WASHINGTON AP at a are highlights rom President Reagans nationally televised news conference Wednesday night MIDDLE EAST Reagan said American forces will remain in Lebanon as long as theres a chance that peace can be restored He said he will do everything he can to persuade Syria to quit being a roadblock in this He put Iran on notice that any attempt to close the Strait of Hormuj in the Persian would have severe repercussions Iran has threatened such action if Iraq attacks Iranian oil KINO HOLIDAY Reagan said he would sign a which cleared the Senate 78 22 earlier in the to make a legal federal hoilidav honoring Martin Luther King the civil rights leader MMMinaMd 19M Kin9 wouk be the first American so honored since George Nf ILECTION PLANS He said he would announce hit decision running tor reelection down the someday before my birthday though to beady it a candidate lines his sulhoiiMtim of campaign coNvwnee on Monday CONTMOL The president Mid hs vsry much that an erms control MI isms be reached before his fast term snds When the United gose through with its pisn to deploy cruiss mediumrange nuclear missiles in Reagan the Soviets may try to walk out of the Geneva But in that event we will lust wait at the table and I think they will come NICARAGUA He declined to com ment directly on the covert use of American resources to back the guerrillas who are trying to bring down the leftist government of but he did not deny that such a role exists He said covert actions have been a legitimate respon sibility of government for years and sometimes a overnment cant tell its own people about INTERIOR SECRETARY Reagan called William who he last week appointed sacretaty of qualified tor the job because he is an able and fine administrator and manager He said who has been his national security has personal knowledge and interest in the subjects which fall under the interku secretarys IMMIGRATION He said he wants to sign immigration reform legislation as soon as This country has lost control of its he said DKFINSC The president said no plans have been presented to him yet lor en outer space defense but that his proposal or such a system is being He said he asked for a defensive weapon that can make offensive remain as long as theres a possibility of making the overall peace plan We have made great progress he The president said that the United States was trying to make the Marines positions on low ground near the Beirut international airport Seven have been including two hit by sniper fire since I know the Syrians are dragging their feet in Reagan adding that about Soviet ad Inside visers and technicians in Syria are contributing to the disorder and the he if theyre doing it with the idea of wearing me theyre going to be The president said the Soviets were conducting a great propaganda effort in Europe to persuade our allies to turn back and not ask us for the deployment of intermediaterange were going to and deploy on Reagan And once they see were going to do that and not I think theyre going to see that the best thing for them is to negotiate with u and in good Under a 1979 NATO the Inited States is scheduled to deploy the first of 572 Pershing 2 and landbased cruise missiles in Western Europe in unless arms talks produce an agreement on controlling mediumrange weapons Reagan said the Soviets may do some they may as has been i to i walk out and things of that But well just wait at the and 1 think theyll come The president said he hoped that an agreement could be reached by the end of his current IB months from today During the nationally broadcast news Reagan gave no hint about whether he will seek a second term A reelection committee was See Page 12A So Pete Pete who is only 203 hits away from becoming baseballs alltime hits was given his unconditional release by the Philadelphia Phillies Rose didnt mind too since the 42yearold veteran wasnt playing every day for the 8A USFL Raiders As many as 10 National Football Uague players may sign with the United States Football leagues New Jersey il a deal being engineered by agent Howard Slusher goes Page School officials not worried about tougher UIL rules King Holiday President Reagan signed a declaration deeming Martin Luther King birthday a national The signing came after 15 years of effort by King See Page 6A CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPE OPINIONS SPORTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS WEATHER 4iB 6A 6A 3B 2A 4 A 3A 6A 3A By DEBBIE DeLOACH and DORIAN MARTIN Staff writers Comal ISO Edgar Willhelm and New Braunfels ISO Charles Bradberry didnt show much concern about possible stricter academic requirements for students in extracurricular ac tivities next In they seemed supportive of the If University Interscholastic league lUIL member schools approve recommendations proposed Monday by the UIL legislative students would have to have passing grades in four instead of the current to be eligible to participate in extracurricular activities including Im all for that passing in four Willhelm said 1 think they should passing m all of them to participate We pride ourselves on being a pretty smart football Supt Bradberry adding many of the NBHS Unicorns were already in the National Honor The UIL legislative council also recommended school mtmber approval of a rule barring a student to participate in a league activity if it meant nussmg a class he or she was failing Supt Willhelm wholeheartedly agreed with while Bradberry said New Braunfels 1SD was Im all for that passing in four Willhelm Per 1 think they should be passing in all of them to par supportive of these higher grade The council also recommended curtailing junior high school Neither local school district has a sixth grade football So were already in compliance with that Willitelm said We believe in athletics aiki extracurricular activities The people need to tell us what they and schools can respond We always Wilmelin making a comparison between academic emphasis and social climate Uke when the space exploration came science was emphasized In the it was social Now its back to and we can respond if the people give us some he said Several of the UIL councils recommendations were ainifd at keeping lost class tune at a minimum The recoiiuiieiidalioas art pail of Director Bailey Marshalls package of