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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas C New Braunfels Ttxas Volume 33 28 Pages3 Sections WEDNESDAY February 25 Cents USPS 377880 Druse surround Marines Lebanon AP Anti government forces surrounded the Marine base at Beirut airport today after Druse insurgents linked up with Shiite Moslem militiamen and took control of the highway into the A Druse advance overnight seized the last south of the in which the battered Lebanese army acted as a buffer between the Marines and militia Shiite militia controlled the areas east and west of the airport A Marine spokesman said the forces did not come under fire in the The advance by the Syriansupported Druse has raised some said Army Ed chief spokesman for the contingent in the multinational peacekeeping force in He said the Marines were ordered to don flak jackets and carry weapons but could leave the Marines can leave their base by helicopter to ships With his arm falling President Amin Gemayel today was reported ready to give in to opposition demands that he scrap Lebanons troop withdrawal pact with But Druse leader Walid Jumblatt said today he would demand Gemayels removal from power even if the withdrawal accord were Amin Gemayel has to step There will never be any any any reconciliation with the Phalangists or Amin Gemayel while he is in Jumblatt said today at a news conference in which invaded the nation in has warned that it would keep its army in southern Lebanon if the accord is Although it signed the pact last May with Israel refused to remove its troops from Lebanon until the Syrians pulled out their Syria has refused to do so and the agreement that was designed to get foreign troops out of Lebanon has not gone into The Druse militias captured a strategic milelong corridor to the sea after defeating government troops on It was the second defeat in eight days for the Lebanese which was pushed out of Moslem west Beirut last The Marines could depart on am phibious landing craft from the beach near the They would have to cross the coastal highway to get to the beach and the largest Shiite has checkpoints along that stretch of Beiruts leading the in dependent AnNahar and leftist said Gemayel had decided to scrap the ac cord after the militiamen forced his army out of the coastal highway linking Beirut with Israelioccupied southern Druse insurgents capped a surprise of fensive Tuesday by rolling dbwn the hills from a mountain corridor they took from the army to link up with Shiite Moslem Militia allies in west the Moslem half of the Lebanese The overnight hookup was at a coastal highway intersection just south of the Marine base at Beirut airport and a beachside hotel in suburban Khalde where Israel and Lebanon signed their mediated agreement May The newspapers said Gemayel was discussing with Lebanons elder statesmen the political and legal process needed to cancel the On Gemayel paid an unexpected visit to northern Lebanon and met with former President Sulemein a Christian allied with some of Gemayels main Moslem Druse forces now control the highway to south of Marines at Beirut Airport MALDEF makes good on plans By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer As the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Tuesday filed for a preliminary in junction to halt the New Braunfels ISD trustee We filed all the papers said MALDEF staff attorney Judith This lawsuit will be one of the topics during tonights special meeting of the NBISD Most of the which will be at at the administration will be spent in executive said NBISD Superintent Charles Brad The injunction request was filed in federal district and will be reviewed by District Judge William Sessions who took over the case from retired Judge Fred Its a step in the litigation SandersCastro Because the election was she we were necessarily required to take some kind of step in the litigation If the injunction would stop NBISDs trustee which is scheduled for April Two board places Place 1 which is held by board treasurer Garland Lloyd and Place 2 which is held by board president Margy Waltrip will be Filing closes at midnight See Page IDA Inside Todays Weather There is a 30 percent chance of thundershowers turning clear and cooler then sunny and mild Winds will be westerly at 1015 mph this becoming northwesterly at 1015 mph tonight and Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at Ordinances pass on split votes On the house When youre moving a things get in the way that motorists dont have a second thought like traffic lights and utility Two two workers riding this house work to move the lights at Seguin and Nacogdoches so the house could continue its journey from New Braunfels to Canyon Lake Tuesday Staff photos by Leslie Kriewaldt By DYANNE FRY Staff writer The citys federal revenue sharing voted in 61 after two hours of wasnt the only con troversial item at City Council Monday There were five other ordinances on the Of those only two passed without Council voted 52 in favor of the final reading of an ordinance regulating air traffic over New with Joe Rogers and Valdemar Espinoza on the down The ordinance setting a parking fee in Prince Solms Park passed 42 on first with Barbara Tieken and Betty Lou Rushing A contested rezoning ordinance was referred back to the Planning and Zoning and even that was done on a split vote with Rushing and Tieken The air traffic law got enough votes to put it on the but it has lost support since City Manager Delashmutt first proposed it on Council approved the first reading The second reading was who had had some doubts the first time switched his making it This Rogers I dont feel like we need the ordinance all aircraft are under the control of the Federal Aviation including ultralights which arent How Council Voted Heres how the votes broke down on four Split votes on ordinances at City Councils Monday meeting REVENUE SHARING BUDGET For Mayor Stratemann Mayor Pro Tem Laverne Donnie Joe Betty Lou Jose Valdemar Against Barbara AIR TRAFFIC ORDINANCE For Against Passes on third and final TRACT AT ACADEMY AND IH 35 Returned to planning and Zoning Commission on 42 For Against PRINCE SOLMS PARKING FEES For Against Passes on first classified as aircraft by the I just think our police department has enough to do wihout chasing air And Rogers invited ultralight pilot Paul Harst who is also a New Braunfels policeman to address the council at Mondays Comments from Rogers and others seem to have convinced They didnt convince or the rest of the The ordinance forbids fixedwing aircraft or any other type flying machine from landing or taking off in the city except at designated landing It also forbids flying over the city at altitudes lower than See Page 10A Chernenkos Stance New Soviet leader Konstantin Chernenko completes a flurry of diplomatic activity by meeting today with Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau of who has been seeking highlevel EastWest talks on nuclear Page 5A 81QB DEAR 89A A concern for water Supply but management panel told Genene Jones case goes to jury today GEORGETOWN AP A urging jurors to convict Jones of killing a told the panel today that the nurse left a trail of rag dolls in the KerrvUle doctors office where she Nick pointing to a calendar showing the six children who suffered mysterious seizures after being treated by the There are rtg doll all Wfr Itwl t The cast of the death of Chelsea McCUUan in Septamter foes to the Jury later is charged with killing the infant by injecting muscle paralyzing showing jurors a color photograph of said the prosecutions 44witness case made it clear what was going on in the pediatric office where Jones The nurse who killed that baby is right Rothe pointing a stiff into finger within five feet ol the He called Jonst this devious nurse who kilM Oifcm McCWlan for her own Her ego let By PATRICIA YZNAGAKING Wire editor SAN MARCOS Enough water flows in the San AntonioAustin area to support a growing population for the next 50 Fred general manager of the San Anotnio River said The key to keeping the water is he The water is Pfeiffer told the Greater AustinSan Antonio Corridor Council We are not water he Pfeiffer was part of a fourperson panel who spoke to the council Tuesday at Southwest Texas State The corridor council consists of representatives from the governmental entities along Interstate 35 from Austin to San The panel members stressed the importance of water management to the future of the corridor Population would directly affect the water situation along the they Of the counties dependent upon the Edwards Underground Water Comal County has increased in population percent since It is second only to Hays County which has a percent population increase in Without proper the water shortage would be so severe that water would have to be pumped into the springs in Comal and Hays counties from the aquifer the panel This forced mining effect would decrease the quality and quantity of the panel By the year the area could be at the point where lew water is recharged through the springs and more is pumped or mined from the Glenn director of Edwards Aquifer See Page 10A Effects of the IH 35 corridor Figures under Iho county name show percent growth from Comal County is second behind ED Primary Growth Area LJ Secondary Arterial Growth Area id Tertiary Impact Area ivta bj Richard G Bmfcm ana SIM V lo lot Cornaw Seottifftt TKOI Stan Untfftitt Son 78666
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