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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 10, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                flier op ex Mitch nc Cotn Man finds skull in county subdivision DeLOACH writer A San Antonio man looking at property upon parts of a human skeleton on a wooded lot in Whispering Hills last He found the bones about and called some people in contacted the Sheriffs Gilbert Villarreal said Texas Ranger Ray Martinez and Sheriffs Investigator Rudy Rubio went out to the and recovered a part of a skull without the lower two leg bones possibly from the same part of a tailbone and a set of Villarreal On a return trip Villarreal said a dump of hair about an inch in length and another bone possibly from an arm were retrieved by more local Whispering Hills subdivision is off of Highway about 18 miles from New The area where the bones were found is real leafy and Villarreal so its real hard to find especially what were looking What has been recovered so far will be taken to the Travis County Medical Examiners Office Wednesday for further Were hoping what we have will determine whether it was a male or the appproximate Villarreal Then we can check with missing and go from New Braunfels Itow Texas Volume 93 7 Zeituno 12 Pages TUESDAY January 25 Cents USPS 377880 Terrorists threaten troops in Honduras Honduras AP A leftist terrorist group is threatening to exterminate 150 military advisers and the Salvadoran soldiers they are training in a police chief Manuel de Jesus regional police said Monday that special security steps are being taken to combat the but he refused to specify the Elsewhere in Central Nicaraguan rebels claimed Monday that their forces had laid mines in the waters off Puerto Nicaraguas main fuel unloading They warned shippers and their insurers against using any of Nicaraguas The rebels also claimed their special troops exploded a mine in those waters on Sunday and called the explosion a warning to those who are providing arms and fuel to the communist They seek to overthrow Nicaraguas leftist San dinista In the foreign Miguel said military presence in Central especially in threatens the future of a peace agreement adopted over the weekend by five Central American Costa El Salvador and Guatemala agreed to the which seeks to end violence in the area with free elec tions and reduction of military and foreign Forged out of a yearlong effort by Panama and Colombia the socalled Contadora group the document won praise Monday from Honduras foreign Edgardo Paz who said it sets up a practical mechanism to achieve shortterm solutions to the crisis in the Central See Page 12 fee By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer If the Parks Advisory Board has its it could cost next summer to park in Prince Solms People have enjoyed free parking in an existing small parking lot off to the side of the circular drive in Prince Solms and along both sides of the oneway drive during summer weekends and But that could Parks board charge for Prince Solms parking very well At its Monday night the parks board hashed out a recom mendation on its way to City Council to charge a general entrance fee to Prince Solms Park the park area across the river from the Tube I think we should try it on a temporary basis for one test and see where all the cars board member Bob Hamel The concept was sketchy at but included one person to hand out tickets as cars enter the circular drive and another person near the end of the drive to collect the Board members Carl Fox and Edward Dedeke voted against the because it didnt exempt local But the motion carried with three yes votes from Allene See Page 12 Dizzy ride Craig Serold gets a playful lesson in centrifugal force from his mother Sandra in the front yard of his grandparents home at 570 Staff photo byJohnSenter Sunday and Monday were good days to be out in the but the situation changed when a cold front blew in Monday Locals may be exempt from fees ne Eberhard Lone bidders awarded Hinman Island contracts ByDVANNEFRY DEBBIE PoLOACH Staff writers City Council took the bids it got on the Hinman Island Park Im provement McArthur Builders of 391 California got the walkway and bank construction contract at price of Associated Air of IH 35 will be putting in the lights for Council members were unanimous in accepting those bids although some seemed concerned that thaw were the only bids i City Manager Delashmutt and Parks Director Court Thieleman who Bade Us own report to the Parks Advisory Board while the council was reviewing the bids said it wasnt the project hadnt been TMaloman said the city had spent tUM advertising or Ha even tke San Antonio River Artfcvtty or a Ust of marine con and still only three f iron from Austin and ana from New i picked 19 for the projects concrete Of those three only one submitted a bid for the Thieleman And the same held true for the electrical work three got specs but only one came through with a McArthurs which estimates 200 days to complete the was a subject of even more That will put us roughly in the middle of Thieleman told the Parks Advisory Board and there may be a chance well have to close off Hinman Island not only to but water in That doesnt mean the river will be cut but Thieleman suggested the flow might have to be reduced to complete the Itd all be for safety he but itd certainly change the normal summer routine around Delashmutt doesnt like it but he indicated to the council that it couldnt be Our grant from the Texas Parks 4 Wildlife Depart ment is rapidly reaching the point where we have to do he By DEBBIE DeLOACH and DYANNE FRY Staff writers Both the City Council and the Parks Advisory Board were having second thoughts Monday night about increasing park user Parks board members sent the council an or dinance back in November that would increase the weekend picnic fees from to and add anywhere from to to rental rates for Landa Parks various special The council had already passed the ordinance on first But when the parks board met Mon Carl Fox brought up the subject of charging local people a discount fee or even no fee at all Inside Todays Weather Comal Countians should have plenty of leaves to rake in their yards this as last nights winds blew down what few were left in the The forecast calls for partly cloudy and windy this Lake wind advisories will be in effect because of nor therly winds at 2030 for things like picnicking or parking in the parking I would like to see the city attorney answer this question for us Can we exempt local people from any fee in the parks and if we cant legally do can we charge local people a lesser fee like one Fox At approximately the same the City Council amended the ordinance to exempt local residents from the picnic and agreed to look at reducing pavilion rental fees before the third and final reading rolls City Attorney John Chunn didnt The modified ordinance passed unanimously on second On the first held the vote was with Valdemar Espinoza and Betty Lou Rushing Oddly Mondays changes were moved and seconded by two people who voted in favor of the ordinance the first Mayor Pro Tern Laverne Eberhard brought it Ive been contacted by any number of local people complaining about she adding tht she was surprised to find that so many New Braunfels residents did want to use the park on Some people told her they wouldnt be able to hold their family reunions in the with the higher pavilion Wed previously discussed some kind of discount permit for local Im not really in See Page 12 DEAR TV City employees get boost in insurance coverage City employees will continue to get health in surance from Southland at least for the time But theyll be getting more of starting The New Braunfels City Council voted Monday night to upgrade the present policy and stay with Southland through June For an extra per the city can increase major medical coverage from to add dental a stoploss provision and make insurance available for dependents up to age The monthly premium paid by the city for each employee will be as compared to the present rate of The deductible on medical coverage will increase from to Finance Director Jim Jeffers recommended this action after reviewing bids from five most of which submitted at least one alternate Each policy had its individual which didnt make Jeffers task any In the process of trying to compare apples to apples and oranges to lemons kept popping he At least one other company offered rates com petitive with HoffmannMund the only local company proposed a selffunding plan which Jeffers said would certainly bear looking He recommended staying with Southland partly because of time The present policy expires at the end of See Page It Fraud trial to begin in By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor Jury selection began Monday in District Court in San Antonio in the mail fraud trial of New Braunfels resident Lambert of 1043 Lone Star and Allen Chavis of San Antonio were indicted in July on seven counts and 20 counts respectively of mail The in dictment alleges that the men had used the mails to defraud persons through two workathome businesses Homeworkers Job Opportunities and the American Fidelity both listing a New Braunfels AMFICO had been advertised in newspapers across the See Page U   

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