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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 26, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                Gunsffngors open season tf icropltfx it Hit on box Inc Valley falls to Sweeny Page 5A Schoenthal Road dangers worry constable SWC Tech Baylor 51 By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer The roads traffic also picks up on spring and summer weekends when people go to Canyon A sixmile stretch of a Comal County road the constable believes the road has its provides one of the quickestand potentially most share of especially to students riding a dangerous routes for area said a con Comal ISO stable who would like to see that He said excessive speeds and a blind hill at the A stretch of Schoenthal Road between FM1863 and stop at Montanio Drive endanger children riding the FM 3009 has been the subject of much discussion school as well as the occupants of the oncoming between Comal Precinct 2 Con stable and Vetter said the bus loads children on Montanio Area commuters who travel to San Antonio jobs Drive and then crosses Schoenthal Road after have found the route quicker than other In stopping at the drives stop the morning and the theres quite a bit of The bus picks up children on the opposite side of Vetter the road in the while in the the Precinct 3 Commissioner Charles Tart Mund students walk across the road to go It saves gas for people over on that side of The school bus driver cant see over this hill the He estimated drivers save 34 miles in taking this See Page 12A Speeding cars using Schoenthal Road as a shortcut worry Kermit Vetter New Braunfels Herald New Texas Volume 41 82 Sections Staff photo by Leslie SUNDAY February 50 Cents USPS 377880 Lloyd Doggett Bob Krueger Doggettfail to get MAD backing SAN ANTONIO AP Senate candidates Bob Krueger arid Lloyd Doggett both claimed victory Saturday after the influential MexicanAmerican Democrats of Texas failed to agree on which of them to Krueger fell 237 votes short of getting twothirds necessary for an endorsement from the leading Doggett to claim victory Krueger based his claim on the vote He picked up votes to Doggetts The third Democrat in the Kent Hance of received no even though he joined Doggett and Krueger in courting the group Walter Mondale easily won the endorsement in the Democratic presidential getting Jesse Jackson was a distant second with 475 Only about 600 people actually attended the MAD convention but they were allowed to vote for the members of their various local MAD chapters who were not The backing of MAD and the Texas AFLCIO are generally considered the two key en dorsements in winning the Democratic The percentage he a candidate gets here tends to be indicative of the kind of percentage he will get in the Hispanic community in the May said Willie executive director of the non partisan Southwest Voter Registration and Education a state senator from said the MAD vote means that no one has a lock on the MexicanAmerican Bob Krueger is desperate to win an endorsement and he is still batting he But who had been a strong favorite to win the en denied that his Hispanic support was which has been torn by a bitter internal leadership struggle in recent did reach a two thirds agreement in other endorsing John Hill for chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court and incumbent Ray for Place 2 on that Mideast ceasefire ends in barrage of shells Lebanon AP President Amin Gemayels administration appealed Saturday for speedy intervention as the first full Marine combat unit withdrew from Lebanon and a dayold truce collapsed in a hail of Staterun Beirut radio and privately owned stations said Navy warships opened fire Saturday night at artillery positions in the Syrian controlled central The ships fired for about 20 the radios officials and Marine spokesmen in Lebanon could not be reached for a Pentagon spokesman in Washington said he could not confirm the State radio said Gemayels office had asked Saudi Arabia and Syria to help arrange a new start for the which reduced fighting for only a few The reports of naval shelling came after Lebanese army troops in the strategic mountain town of SoukelGharb suffered a heavy barrage of artillery and rocket fire from Druse gunners in the nearby town of Mountain battles the previous night killed at least 20 people and wounded police During the the Druse insurgents lobbed shells and rockets into east Beiruts Christian neigh borhood of police The army battled Moslem militiamen across the midcity green line dividing Beirut into Moslem west and Christian They traded fire with tank cannons and rockekpropelled Fuad undersecretary in the Lebanese Foreign failed in the ambassadors of the United the Soviet France and China the five permanent members of the Security A ministry statement said Tork explained Lebanons position on the French draft resolution to replace the Multinational Peacekeeping Force with a It said Tork told the ambassadors in separate meetings that Gemayels administration wants the forces peacekeeping powers to extend over all of Gemayels office approves of the French proposal that troops take up peacekeeping duties in greater but it wants them also to control highways Lebanese capital with other occupied parts of the according to the As a means of speeding up the it Tork suggested that advance units be drawn from another known as which has been stationed in southern Lebanon since Tork said Lebanon would not object to troops handling the security of Palestinian refugee camps See Page 12A Parks annexation on City Council agenda Inside A controversial Prince Solms parkingfee or dinance is up for second reading at Monday nights City Council and council will take a first vote on the raising of garbagecollection Council will meet in closed session at 7 to discuss legal and personnel and will re convene in open session at or as soon thereafter as The meeting will be held at City The first two things on the regular agenda are public hearings on the strip annexations of Krueger Lane and FM City Council completed those annexations late last but declared them invalid when members learned they had not followed the proper hearing Mondays hearings will be the first of two required on each piece of The Prince Solms which will authorize the Parks and Recreation Department to charge a parking fee for each car entering Liebscher passed the first reading on a 42 after some heated The fee would be charged only on weekends and holidays during the summer but some council members think it will do little to alleviate traffic congestion in the surrounding The second ordinance on Mondays agenda would add per month to city garbagecollection City Manager Delashmutt says the sanitation service comes up short each with the difference being made up in The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce will present the 1983 audit report for the Convention and Tourist and the council will consider accepting a donation from the Wurstfest Association toward construction of a sidewalk in Landa Two recommendations from the city Parks and Recreation Advisory Board are on the At its 6 the board voted to ask the council to proceed with construction of a parking lot at Fredericksburg Road and Landa It also recommended that the San Antonio Gypsies Motorcycle Club be allowed to rent Cypress Bend Park for a as in the For the past two council members have been looking for a replacement for Fritz who resigned as chairman of the Golf Advisory They may appoint that replacement but they now have another vacancy on the Clifford Henne has a letter of resignation to be presented Monday Todays Weather The Comal County forecast calls for mostly cloudy today with a 30 percent chance of thun Winds will be out of the south at 1525 becoming northerly at 1525 mph in the Decreasing cloudiness becoming air Cooler temperatures tonight and Progress Edition Comal County business and industry bounced back from the recession in and 1984 promises more of the See the Herald Zeitungs salute to business and our look back on 1983 and a look ahead to 1984 in the annual Progress Editions in Sections C and CLASSIFIED CROSSWORD DEAR 6B PUBLIC A Six hopefuls seek city managers job By DYANNE FRY Staff writer New Braunfels now has six ap plications for the job of retiring City Manager Mayor Stratemann said he had taken a quick look at the newest which will be tucked into the City Councils agenda folders for Monday Stratemann indicated the council wouldnt do an indepth review until after the March 2 application The mayor get up executive meetings every Saturday from March 10 to April whan council may and pouibly interview the Stratemann said the group hadnt decided to interview any particular It may be a consensus of opinion that we just have one or two that interested and well just talk to he if the turnout remains the council may end up talking to all the If we had a hundred obviously we couldnt interview all 100 of said Councilmember Joe But he noted So its been rather slim I dont understand but I suppose theres a Both Rogers and Stratemann said theyd be willing to consider promoting from within the Jonas considers appeal to TEA officials ruling The city has received only a handful of applications to replace Delashmutt By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Lester Jonas hit a roadblock in his fight against his dismissal by Comal ISD trustees at a Texas Education Hearing But his Linda appointed by the Texas State Teachers has begun to look into a possible Mark director of TEAs hearing and appeals ruled Thursday that Jonas case be and will make a similar recommendation to Commissioner of Education Raymon Jonas has the right to appeal either I think the situation my termination was handled in a unprofessional Jonas said I dont think a person should lose his job and his home because of one mistake in 16 good years of Jonas was fired and Edgar Willhelms decision was backed by the CISD board on At the time of his Jonas was one of three senior CISD bus having started with the district in He had also been security officer at Smithson Valley High School since the schools opening in When he took the SVHS Jonas said there was no mention in his job description that students were not allowed in his trailer located on campus for security That guideline was set up by former CISD James Richardson in and picked up by Willhelms specific guidelines were stressed in a memo to dated The memo You are not to allow any student of this school district inside your trailer at any time for any See Page 11A   

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