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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 15, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                it 1 k woirib le Something fishy TLC student grilled on request to study perch The saga of the fountain darter left its mark on Mayor Stratemann This became obvious Monday when Texas Lutheran College student Mike Perry asked the City Councils permission to study some perch in Landa Is the young man here Id like to ask him a couple of the mayor Do you as an individual whos going to be doing this that youre not going to bring any foreign fish into our lake Im perfectly he as the rest of the council and Perry Youre not going to bring snail said Perry and say we cant cut or something No student And youre not going to take any of our fish and put them into someone elses and then say theyve got an endangered species Stratemann Perry and the council granted the variance he needs to do his study on Lone Star City officials said the variance was needed because its against the rules to swim in Landa some of Perrys work will be carried out at when people normally arent allowed in the With Wurstfest and Veterans Day out of the New Braunfels is gearing up for Council gave permission for Santa Claus to land by helicopter in the Courtyard Shopping Center on 25 and for the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council to hold its Holiday Sing on the Main Plaza Mayor Pro Tem Laverne Eberhard said she was sorry that the Christmas tree lighting on the plaza scheduled for 29 would not be Santas first visit to but she voted in favor of the chopper trip The first Holiday Sing was held last and was considered a big Elizabeth Elliott of the arts council said it would be 15 minutes longer this because last years participants complained that there wasnt enough of DYANNE FRY Trains unscheduled stop scared woman bound for New By PATRICIA YZNAGAKING Wire editor Mae Burns knew she was making a lengthy trip from her home in New Jersey to visit her son in New But she didnt think shed make a stop near Burns was in her compartment on the Am trak train Eagle bound for San Antonio Saturday morning when she heard a I was sitting in my compartment she After she heard the the car began to Burns She felt her bunk pushing against She pushed the bunk and propped her feet against the opposite wall of her It was Burns I thought we had hit a The train had derailed 13 miles north of Marshall in East killing four persons and injuring at least 24 Bums car was the only one left she Everybody was very Burns When the train the passengers grabbed blankets and hiked over to nearby Highway 59 for she The people in Marshall were Burns added that the towns residents made phone calls to the passengers made accomodations and helped the stranded See Page 12 New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeltung 227 12 Pages TUESDAY November 25 cents USPS 377880 Architect Chris DiStefano outlines his drawings in Commissioners Court Monday Staffphoto bv Jail By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer Engineering plans for the new jail passed but the bids for a temporary jail were rejected during Mondays regular meeting of the Comal County We feel like we put as much pencil as we dare on these said Chris Bids on the new jail will be opened The architect Its a nice For what its being used Sheriff Walter Fellers The blueprints included two areas a main area which would be the base bid and a possible later The main area will have a 95bed capacity while the addition would add 48 The building will be constructed on an elevated foundation of dug which arent as deep as drill They dont want us to go deep on DiStefano County inspects drawings of new throws out bids for temporary structure He assured the court that there was nothing unusual about the foundation type and that the foundation would move if the soil The gray and white exterior work will look exactly like the renderings we gave to you the architect The plans call for the use of precast because the security is already he The panels will be cast on the porch and then tilted into The system of cell bars is the basic system you have up there in the jail DiStefano When commissioners asked Sheriff Walter Fellers if he wanted to suggest any he we visited with DiStefano earlier and suggested some changes I feel right now theyre the plans about what we Fellers The court also is looking at whether to pave the adjoining parking lot with concrete or If the court wishes to put the concrete site work I would dance for DiStefano told the com The architect also suggested that the court let a general contractor bring it to and then let county workers put the topping Were going to have to look at the cost Commissioner Charles Tart Mund County Judge Fred Clark hoped the com missioners would coordinate that so it would be completed at the same time the jail will be com DiStefano thought the jail would be built within the million mark originally His only concern was the cost of the steel In another commissioners unanimously rejected two bids for a temporary jail and then reopened Commissioners believed they could get the con struction done for less than the bids of by M Co Construction Company and of The commissioners are considering using a poured concretepumice The estimated cost of this type of building is Council OKs new bar hours By DYANNE FRY Staff writer City Council heard from bar and dancehall owners for the first time Monday as it considered the first reading of an ordinance that would abolish 2 liquor licenses in the Officers from Mothers Against Drunk the group that originally requested repeal of the 2 kept quiet as two holders of latehours permits made their pleas to the Member Joe Rogers said Dick owner of Broncos and John Rabon of the Crystal had raised some valid These gentlemen have presented another side of the story that I had not heard until he City Council voted 61 in favor of the ordinance deleting the 2 Donnie Seay cast the negative Im not saying Im in favor of drunk because Im I just dont think we can legislate Several council members who voted aye also made statements for the acknowledging that the issue was This community lived without this thing for a long and did fairly said Mayor Stratemann The law permitting 2 liquor permits went on the books in Stratemann said hed had several calls from parents in past asking him to repeal that law so that there wont be this atmosphere for their children to grow up He had some doubts about how much the council could do in that We can change the law That may be part of the he How Council Voted Heres how City Council voted Monday on the first reading of an ordinance mandating earlier closing hours for city bars FOR Mayor Stratemann Mayor Pro Tem Laverne Joe Barbara Betty Lou Rushing Joso Valdernar AGAINST Donnie Motion NOTE Ordinance must pass two trioro readings to become But if the parents dont want their kids doing theyd better tell them Thats the parents he looking at MADD president John MADDs premise is that New Braunfels 2 law invites people to make latenight trips from Seguin and San where all bars must close at In many MADD these people are already drunk before they get in their Whitworth isnt sure there are so many drivers making that If there and the ordinance is he thinks there will be just as many New Braunfels citizens leaving bars to go to Universal City and San In any he doesnt think cutting the drinking hours is the way to get drunks off the The way to control drunk drivers is through good not prohibition and not through ex porting the problem to our neigh he Were not talking about protested a council Whitworth See Page 12 attache murdered in Athens Inside Greece AP A gunman on a motorcycle killed a Navy attache and his driver pumping at least seven bullets into the officers car when it stopped at a busy George chief of the naval section in the Joint Military Advisory Group in Greece was hit four times in the head and chest and died police Tsantes identified as Nikos was hit at least three times and died a few hours later at Hygeia police No person or group claimed responsibility for the Embassy spokesman Peter Synodis said an American of Greek arrived in Greece in April He was married with three and had served a previous tour in the Greek Synodis said embassy records showed Tsantes was from New but that he also had recent postings in Washington and a home in Virginia A police spokesman said two men on a motorcycle came up alongside Tsantes official a black when it stopped a traffic light at a junction on a busy street north of the city One of the men on the motorcycle fired at least seven shots with a said the who declined to be The motorcycle then roared ooff down a The shooting took place at EST as Tsantes was driving from his home in the northern suburb of Psychico to his office at the Embassy in downtown Wurstfest 83 drew quality By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer not was the highlight of Grounds admission was down about eight Concessions were down in the neighborhood of 10 But the Heritage Exhibit drew an increase of 10 and that pleased Wurstfest Executive Secretary Tom Attendance will probably work out to about compared to about last Purdum But were not down about Everyone involved from Wurst fest directors to volunteers were pleased with the quality We want to build on that and not be so concerned about he Purdum also said beer volume was down this year by about 20 Figures from the Comal County Sheriffs Office indicated Driving While Intoxicated arrests were down and public intoxication arrests were up during this years 10day A spokeswoman said there were 143 public intoxication arrests and 98 DWI as compared to last years 117 See Page 12 Phil Gramm Gramm depending on his own record Phil Gramm isnt taking anything in the Senate race for Thats what he told his audience at Honors Hall Monday mor RCollege spoke to Republicans from Comal and Guadalupe counties during a campaign stop on the state This is his first campaign as a Earlier this he was stripped of his committee assignments after his vocal support for President Reagans economic He resigned from his post and from the Democratic Party and was elected to his old post in a special election as a Gramm admitted that his name would probably not be as easily recognized in Central Texas as Bob Krueger or Lloyd two See Page 12 Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for windy and cooler turning cold tonight and fair and mild on Winds will be northerly at 1525 mph and gusty light and shifting to the northeast at 1015 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Wed nesday will be at Billies Out Billie Sol once known as a financial wizard and a confidant of Lyndon was released from prison today after vowing that his wheeling and dealing days are See Page 5 Missiles In Britain Student demonstrators sprayed Defense Secretary Michael Heseltines face and hair with red paint a day after Britain received the first of Europes new cruise nuclear PageB DEAR TV   

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