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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 18, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                r Mitch Boatner file for CISD reelection The race is Comal ISO Business Manager Hugo Nowotny said Tuesday Ive got two Davids who want to be on the school board David Way and David Boatner filed for three atlarge positions up for grabs in the April 7 election in between the regular and executive session of Tuesday nights board Both men have been on the CISD board three I think the district has accomplished a lot in that time Some of the ac complishments are in but a lot of the progress is still in the planning Boatner said Id like to see the planning and be a part of that Both men have been on the CISD board three I think the district has accomplished a lot in that time Some of the ac Willhelm gets contract extension See Page ISA David Boatner David Way By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal ISD trustees Tuesday gave Edgar Willhelm his biggest vote of confidence since he took the job in David Boatner did the I make the motion we extend Willhelms contract two and raise his present salary above The vote was Boatners recommendation came out of a twoand ahalf hour executive He called it Willhelms annual formal evaluation and said the board made the move because we feel he is heading the district in the direction we Willhelms current contract would have expired in July The boards action Tuesday night ex tended that contract to July We gave him the same period of contract that we hired him on three Boatner said Wed See Page 1M New Braunfels Herald New Texes Volume 13 34 Sections WEDNESDAY January 25 Cents USPS 377MOI Terrorists kill college official Lebanon AP Two gunmen shot the president of American University of Beirut today near his campus killing him with a bullet through the authorities About four hours after the assassination of Malcolm a Beirutborn an anonymous telephone caller told the Beirut office of Agence the French news that Jihad or Islamic Holy was responsible for the Speaking in the caller said Kerr was a victim of the American military presence in according to the news The caller also claimed the group was behind the abduction by gunmen on Tuesday of the Saudi consul in and said the kidnapped diplomat is being tried according to Islamic law and we will soon throw out his Islamic Holy War also claimed responsibility for the 23 suicide truckbombings that killed 241 American and 58 French troops of the multinational force in Kerr had replaced David the acting who was kidnapped in July Dodge was held by proIranian extremists in Lebanons Bekaa Valley and Jji Iran beirtg released after Syrian leaders A university statement about three hours after the assassination said two gunmen fired and Kerr was hit by two It said the two attackers managed to The president was taken to the hospital at the universitys medical center but his life could not be saved and he was pronounced dead by the the statement State radio quoted Ahmed a Lebanese Speaking in the caller said Kerr was a victim of the American military presence in according to the news coroner who examined the as saying Kerr was by one pistol bullet that pierced his head at the right temple and exited just above the left The caller to Agence FrancePresse also said We also vow that not a single American or Fren chman will remain on this We will take no different course and shall not A university who asked to be said Kerrs secretary and others in the building did not hear the shot but rushed to the scene after hearing Kerrs briefcase and umbrella hit the a university Delwin of said one individual shot Kerr as he was out of the cleyater4ego into his An initial radio report said a lone gunman fired a bullet into Kerrs head from a silencerequipped University sources said the attack occurred on the third floor of College one floor above Kerrs as the president headed for a meeting of Lebanese army troops and police sealed off all See Page 16A r Grim search Texas Ranger Ray Martinez Sheriffs investigator Rudy Rubio deputy Milton Willman right and game warden Bob Wolford comb a grassy area of Whispering Hills subdivision Tuesday The remains of a identified Tuesday as Pamela Sue Pace of San were found here last and in vestigators hope for any new clues which would tell them how she Related Pages NBISD board OKs sketches of school projects By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer New Braunfels ISD trustees looked at and approved preliminary sketches for additions to two schools during Tuesdays Herb Crume of Jessen Associates presented sketches of additions to be made to New Braunfels Middle School and New Braunfels High These are part of the districts first building which includes a new elementary Were trying to do the studentphase NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry told the He said the district plans to have the schools open by the summer of or the current schools could become The middle school plans call for two changes a new fine arts building and a remodeled Crume estimated the two projects cost to be near which is below the budgeted funds of There is some extensive renovations but were not discussing that Crume When the cafeteria will seat 456 students instead of the present and will be square A new serving snack bar area and eating area will be The exterior will be very much like it except we wont expose the concrete beam thats exposed Crume The square foot fine arts building will be constructed in the center area of a circular bus and will include four band practice mechanical two two art choral music speech and drama room and The new building will be white which Crume called a higher grade It has a very residential appearance to the architect The high school will have a new auditorium stagecafeteria The presently used stage and kitchen will be remodeled into a weight room and locker Crume said the cost for these projects may run over The budgeted amount is while Crume estimated the cost may be nearer to which doesnt include school officials hope to cut down the cost by transferring as much of the present kitchen equipment to the new The which will be on the side of the building closest to the football will be off the main The slopingfloored auditoriumcafeteria area will have room for 904 chairs or 100 round tables which could seat Guarantee prompts CISD to approve plan from Power Masters The cafeteria also will include trash com pactors in two places for paper goods and a scattered serving The addition will house a speech and drama dressing rooms and three general Fourteen classrooms can be added in the future next to the It should be very Bradberry The current cafeteria will be made into an auxiliary gym with a polyeurethane resilient The kitchen will become a locker room area with 182 The stage will be railed off and will be made into a weight Inside Energy matters on the Comal ISD school board agenda generated lots of action Tuesday Trustees asked Power Masters to with bid package prepajaiions on a proposal to make energy efficient after a repcesyitative of the company made an they couldnt Ouf warranty is there will be no negative cash flow to the Stanley Campbell If your lease pUfchase price isnt paid by your well write a check for the cost of the firms X which has been on the CISD agenda off and on for has been estimated at Campbell said the CISDs first year leasepurchase price would be with a first year savings on energy costs of Thats a strong selling truatee David Boatner Trustee David Way liked the but asked if Edgar Willhelm would have CISD attorney Lonnie Chunn look into its legal Campbell said engineers for Power Masters produce bid packages at no extra and that bid preparation is not an action of Improved efficiency is 60 percent of what we he The other 40 percent is turn something But were looking at building design not management waste in this Trustees also approved the pur chase of four used buses from Lamar Consolidated ISD for Willhelm said these buses would alleviate complications caused by the loss of two buses due to recent The used buses were evaluated by Harvey director of special services for and his who both gave them well above average Were also trying to add more power automatic transmission vehicles for our women Pape The board also approved the pur chase of a special education Todays Weather The temperature at had dipped below the freezing ai Comal County woke up to a blustery Skies are expected to stay cloudy all with north winds blowing 20 to 30 miles per hour and Wind advisories are out for Canyon Hit clouds and the wind are ooth expected to decrease tonight with winds down to but the low temperature will be near 90 Thursday will be less cloudy and slightly with a high near Sunset today to predicted at and sunrise Thursday at Upsit Again Florida shut off Kentuckys inside and wound up handing the tanked Wildcats their second rtralgK lontMtd low In Southeastern Conference Pegu CLASSIFIED 6 8C COMICS CROSSWORD 2c DEAR ABB Y 2B DEATHS 5A ENTiRTAINMINT 9B HOROSCWI 5A 4A SPOUTS 1012A TVUSTINOS 2C WEATHER 5A Room tax ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer New Braunfels motel and resort owners will meet Thursday night to discuss the citys roomoccupancy and decide whether they need to organize for a better say as to how that tax is The set for 7 at Guadalupe seems to have been organized in response to rumors of a possible increase in the fourpercent As far as the HeraldZeitung has been able to the story is nothing more than a Bob whose family owns Landa Resort and the got the ball rolling with a letter to Hotel owners to meet to discuss increase other lodging spots in In the Henry stated that he had talked with a City Council member who said there was a move afoot to in crease the room tax to seven added to the threepercent state room would mean New Braunfels visitors would be paying 10 percent extra on the cost of every room they When asked who proposed and supported the the council member replied the hotel motel That came as somewhat of a surprise to Henrys letter The city manager and three council members told See Page MA Suicide ruling said due on general SAN ANTONIO AP The medical examiners office tentatively has decided that a twostar general found bound and hanged at Fort Sam Houston took his own The Associated Press has A note pinned to the body of Army Reserve Robert Ownby said he had been but all the evidence at this point indicates a source who asked not to be identified said was found early 11 dangling from a secondstory landing in the headquarters for the 90th Army Reserve which he His hands had been bound behind his back with a military web A typewritten note said the general had been killed for crimes by the Army against the people of the but Pentagon officials said the message could have been only a An official ruling on the cause of death is expected later this perhaps from Bexar County Medical Examiner Vincent DiMaio said he was waiting for test results from the FBIs forensics lab in Washington before an nouncing his official FBI agent Pat Cowley would not disclose if hu agencys probe into the generals death had un covered any motive for suicide or Were still interviewing and conducting our in he   

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