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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 30, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas TX 75245 Aloha Bowl SMU Notre Dams 20 Hall of Fame Bowl Kentucky Wisconsin 19 NBA scores Celtics Spurs 112 Jazz Mavericks 97 Rockets Tfailblazers 92 Krueger says he wont get top Demo job By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Bob Krueger has agreed to sider the national chair manship of the Democratic but he doubts he will get the It will go to some Washington insider because the party leaders would not unify behind me or either of the other two names that came I told them I would consider but I would not campaign for Krueger said in a recent The New Braunfels who in May lost in his second attempt at the said he was told his name was mentioned as a possible candidate for the party manship by Arizona Governor Bruce There was a story in the Washington Post that mine was one of three names being but none of us were willing to go after and the party did not unite behind any of so what will happen is someone who wants it in Washington will campaign for it and get Krueger The chairman is elected by 373 delegates from all 50 Texas Railroad Commissioner Buddy Temple was also asked to consider the but he also would not campaign for and eventually withdrew his Krueger What the party needs is someone who is not in any particular wing of the but who has a reputation for being both fiscally responsible and a strong supporter of the social freedoms that the Democratic Party has always stood Krueger The Republicans have gone off into moral agendas that represent the views of a small segment of such as wanting to ban sex education in to support school and other issues that the public basically perceive as matters of personal Krueger com If the Democrats could realign themselves as the party of the majority culture without with drawing from our concerns for minorities and the they could easily be the majority party Krueger pointed The fact that 75 percent of Anglos voted for Reagan ought to say something to the If it Krueger surmised the party just is not Democrats have to again be seen as the party who is behind the creation of not just the re distribution of He also discounted the common wisdom that says Democrats cannot win in Texas Judge Chief Justice John Hill and Railroad Com missioner Mack Wallace all were Democrats who won by healthy margins over The mar gins were not as large as some in the But Democratic candidate Lloyd Doggett running for the Senate was the only statewide Democrat who lost to a You also have to consider that 85 percent of all county officials are still the former ambassador Looking back on his campaign for the Democratic candidacy for See Page 12A Bob Krueger NFC 49ers 21 Giants 10 AFC Dolphins 31 Seahawks 10 Sunday Bears at Redskins Steelers at Broncos New Braunfels Ntw Texas 251 OPEC countries OK price hikes Switzerland AP Eleven of 13 OPEC countries agreed to minor adjustments in the cartels price structure completing the outline of a package designed to halt a further decline in oil Under the new the price of heavier now discounted up to a will increase 50 the price of medium grades will increase 25 cents a and light oils will be cut 25 cents a according to an OPEC In the OPEC ministers also said they would leave unchanged the per barrel ben chmark price for Arabian Light On they agreed to impose outside auditing on members production and pricing practices to see that they abide by the The communique said Nigeria and producers of higherpriced light oils did not agree to the which will be reviewed at another OPEC meeting within a Conference sources said a new OPEC meeting was Inside Water Watch Convil River cfs same Canyon Lake cfs same Canyon Djm outflow cfs same Edwards Aquiter same Canyon late down Todays Weather It could get cooler if the cold front headed south gets to Comal Cloudy and cool is the with highs only in the Herald holiday The HeraldZeiwng will follow the same publication schedule for New Years Day as it did for Tuesdays edition will printed and distributed on and the Herald offices will close at 3 Suicide reported At press time Saturday Sheriffs deputies were in vestigating a reported suicide at Cranes Mill Park at Canyon No other information was A full report will ap pear in Tuesdays BUSINESS 5A CLASSIFIED 38C COMICS CROSSWORD ii DEARA86Y HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE 188 OPINIONS 4A PUBLIC RECORDS SPORTS NM1A WEATHER planned for 19 in The changes were far less than some producers of light oils had called and Oil Tam DavidWest of Nigeria told reporters that his country would again follow the lead of Britain and Norway if they reduce the price of their North Sea Price cuts by those two nonOPEC countries last October made a major light with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and lower its price by as much as a barrel in order to remain competitive on the world That led OPEC to cut its production ceiling to 16 million barrels a from in order to defend its On DavidWest had said heavy oil prices should be raised by to a barrel and light oil prices should be Light oils traditionally have been See Page 12A 8 jailed in lake drug ring By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Eight more people were indicted Friday for their alleged involvement in an international drug ring headed by a Canyon Lake Peter William and his wife Lea Beth of Canyon were arrested on 30 for conspiring to import and distribute and to manufacture and distribute He is being held without bond in the Federal Correctional Institution in while she is free on a A second batch of sealed in dictments which were opened Friday named eight more people who may have been part of the Canyon Lake based trafficking Comal County Sheriffs Deputy Ed See Page 1A Designing the Comal Sunday December 50 Cents 52 Sections Aristo Padilla left and Erasmo Gutierrez take down the Comal River warning sign at Prince Solms as water tests show the LESLIE rivers water quality has That was good news for riverrelated See Page Night andday No broken pipes need fixing this December DALLAS AP On as the temperature reached a balmy 75 degrees outside his home in suburban Benny McCay his 2yearold son Sean alseep in his and watched a pro football playoff between the Miami Dolphins and the Seattle One year on McCay didnt get to enjoy such McCay is a and this time last temperatures were below freezing in Dallas for a record 12th straight and he had to turn away customers from the plumbing business he Pipes were bursing all over the city because residents didnt know how to stop the water flooding from their burst We had to cut the phones off about 12 oclock and we were running calls up to about 2 oclock in the McCay Were busy this but we were probably three times as busy at this time last The temperature remained under 32 degrees at Dallas from 7 on until 2 on 30 295 straight hours below the longest string of freezing weather in the citys recorded Other cities made similar At 5 on it was 12 degrees in with a north wind of 15 mph dropping the wind chill to about 15 degrees below It was 2 degrees in 24 at 19 at 28 at Corpus 33 at Brownsville and 13 at El Winds of up to 39 mph were gusting along the upper Texas Thirtyfive lives already had been claimed by the bitter cold spell and a new arctic front was plunging into the gale warnings were posted for the Texas and a freeze warning was issued for the heart of the states citrus industry in the Rio Grande That citrus crop was virtually destroyed by the causing See Page 12A Traeger sees tough sales tax Increase BY UAlvM 91 IpLL with thfi COmntrfillfir SJWintf WPPP Althnnah thn xnmnino TVtA n DANA writtr with the comptroller saying were a bout Jl billion whose district includes Comal said that unless sales tax collections bring additional money to the severe cuts will have to be in many state U the sales tax brings in money or Were going to baye a reaj jf the price of oil goes uj the hard Tracer said this senator Thdse ajre the only two his uieUoes that will bring to any is not much doubt big besides a las Jpfcw in his Utb year of representing the 21st expects the state budget to be one of the biggest issues of the ftth legislative which begins in Although the governor remains adamant about not passing a tax bill next Traeger believes such a bill will be From past I dont know whether we will be able to carry the using reduced revenue we didnt an he But the tax bill that might face Texas residents probably wwit be anything more than an increase in the state sales tax from 4V8 cents to 4 Vz cents on the Traeger saJ4 That is the only likely tax bill that would pass the he I predict that it will be raised Traeger also predicts the legislature will and probably will a bill increasing college The raise would be considerable and immediate for foreign and outofstate students and be phased over three years for domestic He said toe state needs the revenue The who served in the House of Representatives for nine also predicts that a state water plan will be developed during this We have almost reached the point where weve got he One of the other things that we will do is make minor changes to the tion bill nothing just some said who See Page 12A
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