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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                Mif on womble B6 Moneysaving County seeks Smithson Valley help to build temporary jail By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer i A little quick thinking by Commissioner Jumbo Evans may save Comal County some as Well as get a temporary county jail built In Thursdays regular commissioners Evans proposed using the building crafts class from Smithson Valley High School to construct the temporary The court unanimously approved the com missioners although the Comal ISO board of trustees still must authorize the Additional space is needed to handle crowded conditions in the existing officials have An permanent facility is on the drawing but it wont be ready until late Evans noted that only two bids had been neither of which were front New Braunfels con The lowest bid received was over to build the lftby54 foot dormitory By using the labor of the county would minimize The county would have to purchase all the commissioner The students also are unable do the plumbing and electrical so well nave to get bids from Evans The commissioner said he had talked to Comal Superintendent Edgar Smithson Valley principal David instructor Mike Haggard and the They were all very much in favor of the Smithson Valley crafts class building this jail for Evans The building crafts class already has built a CISD special education building and is working on tem porary They would slow up or maybe stop the con struction of the temporary classrooms in order to help the county Evans They would like to build it on then we would nave it moved on the site the commissioner He said this would be more feasible since the students would not work 8hour and otherwise would spend a great deal of time in transit from the high school into New New Braunffels HeraldZeitung See Page 12A FRIDAY December 25 cents New Texas 92 245 20 Sections USPS 377880 Marines hurt Israel hits PLO Hoping for a blue evening Lebanon AP Shiite militiamen fired on the Marine base at Beirut airport wounding two and Israeli gunboats and helicopter gunships attacked a PLO base near A PLO spokesman said the Israeli shelling killed one person and wounded three and that the Israelis set up a naval blockade to prevent Yasser Arafat and his loyalists from evacuating Israel denied it set up a The Marine contingent at the air port retaliated with small 40mm grenades and antitank Dragon missiles and the firing There were no other casualties or Marine spokesman Dennis Brooks Beirut the counterattack devastated the Shiite the second wiped out in two days by the Brooks said one Marine was slightly wounded and one Navy Seabee suf fered minor wounds when two rocket propelled grenades and smallarms fire struck near the northeastern perimeter of the base shortly before 8 1 Brooks said the Marine was in a bunker and the Seabee was driving a bulldozer when the base came under The wounded Marine was evacuated by helicopter to the am phibious assault ship The Seabee suffered a broken eardrum whei a rocket propelled grenade blast hurled him off the He was treated at the Brooks The PLO base shelled by Israeli gunboats contained buildings and Israels military command It said the bombardment scored accurate hits Beirut radio stations said the counterattack devastated the Shiite the second wiped out in two on the fortification which it said was a halfmile north of where Arafat is The Israeli attack came three days after a bomb exploded on a Jerusalem killing four Israelis and woun ding Yasser Arafats Fatah faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization claimed responsibility for the But a official speaking to reporters on condition he not be said the Israeli attack today shouldnt be considered an eyeforaneye action and should not be viewed as an effort to prevent Arafat from leaving The Israeli official said the gunboat assault on the Tripoli base was in line with our longstanding policy of hitting terrorist targets from which terrorists are sent out on actions or where terrorist actions are The official reiterated Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamirs con demnation of the United Nations decision to allow the use of its flag on Greek ships heading for Tripoli to evacuate Arafat and his loyalists from the siege mounted by Syrian backed rebels in the Fatah spokesman Ahmed Abdul Rahman charged that Israeli ships set up a naval blockade after the attack to See Page 12A Local man injured in overpass crash A New Braunfels man was tran sferred to a San Antonio hospital early Friday for treatment of injuries received in a onecar crash at 2 Roy of 430 Seele left McKenna Memorial Hospital in guarded According to the police his blue Oldsmobile hit a support pillar of the IH 35 overpass on Seguin The report says Morales was northbound on approaching the when his car struck the concrete road The vehicle apparently went out of crossed the divider and then crossed the southbound traffic still heading It hit the concrete curb on the far side of the went over it and struck the centra support Morales was taken to McKenna by the New Braunfels Emergency Medical and was later transferred to Humana San Antonio formerly Community Officers say there were no Pep rallies stir up spirit Stall photos by John SenKr Horns were sprouting everywhere in Unicorn country as two pep rallies were held to fire up football fans for the New BraunfelsBay City semifinal game tonight in Unicorn boosters show their spirit at an evening pep rally at New Braunfels High Santa Glaus pronounces that a Bay City Black Cat on his knee will have a blue Friday in Lone Star Elementary students have gotten into the spirit as signs in the school Kickoff time is and the winner advances to the Class 4A state championship game next Court bothered by higher cost Inside A routine subject became one of the more discussed items on Comal Commissioners agenda Commissioners unanimously voted to hire the San Antonio firm of MUam and Pyle as outside auditors to review the 1983 fiscal But approval didnt come without many One 0V the major conflicts was the cost to hire the The which has handled the Comal County audit three is requesting a sum of for itfi payable in sixmonth That Judge warned the firm representative Bob MUam that the court would not agree to a five to ten percent increase in cost per Clark also requested the court receive an overview of the auditing procedure that will be MUam said the cost of this years audit could be more if auditors ran into extraordinary cir but that he would the court in that I would want you to MUam People dont like I Commissioners also questioned the purpose of the external audit j We go through and we examine j the internal controls in almost every county Milam If a problem is the auditors goto the person charge of that office so we give people a chance to explain these things to he Milam explained the audit helps shore up When we say we dont come over here and turn every he We take what they have and see if it will stand up to our auditing Milam Clark Youve been up to date on all this county MUam He said the firm did prepatory work before the audit and the auditors sent have worked with the county We reaUy do many services as well as update over Milam He explained in the past the county has helped the auditors set up work papers while the firm has See Page 12A Todays Weather Bad Day in Kyle Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and mild mostly cloudy cloudy Saturday morning but becoming partly cloudy by the Winds will be southerly at 1015 mph southeasterly near 10 mph and southwesterly near 15 mph DEAR All six local basketball teams traveled to Kyle for the Hays Con solidated Only one team The Smithson Valley boys team beat to advance to the winners bracket in the boys All other were in consolation action Page RELIGIOUS TV   

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