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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 6, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                301 A 10 3fc Super Bowl countdown Pittsburgh at Miami Chicago at San Francisco SWC scores SMU Arkansas 60 OT Rice TCU 62 Nffc Edwards director Oliver Haas dead at 72 Texas Baylor 78 Texas Houston 88 Texas Tech NTSU 55 By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer When he answered his home phone with a hearty Conserve it was his way of never letting others forget how precious that resource should It was also part of what made Oliver Haas as irreplacable as the resource he sought to Haas died at Saturday at McKenna Memorial His 73rd birthday was just 14 days If you knew you knew water was his Tom general manager of the Edwards Underground Water He believed in what he was and he did it He bad such a good sense of He was wellrespected by even those who disagreed with him because he always made his point in a friendly Fox Oliver Haas Haas took a warm smile and his wealth of knowledge everywhere he He served eight years on the EUWD board as a Comal County and devoted 40 years of his life to the Comal Power Plant in Landa He was born here on to Ernst and Emma Riley and married Wallie nee Engler Haas on 1936 in San He was also a member of the First Protestant United Church of and affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce Sophienburg Museum and the Conservation Haas became devoted to water while he worked as plant superintendent for the Comal Power Plant from the mid1960s until the operation was closed in June of When the plant was built in it was the electrical power plant west of the Mississippi Haas started his career there in He had such a good sense of He was well respected by even those who disagreed with him because he always made his point in a friendly on Oliver Haas I worked the weed cutter for the boat house in the but business got slow in Thats when a man from the plant came over and hired five of us on the In October of Haas took a Herald 70 roses for Margaret Naegelin Zeitung reporter on a tour of the plant and made no attempt to hide his sentimental feelings for the redbrick monster Now stripped of its machinery and most of its that didnt seem to matter to He You I can close my eyes and see it as an operating power plant Funeral services for Haas will be at 10 Monday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Friedrich Rest will and burial will follow in Comal Survivors Include his Oliver Haas of New Braunfels Sandra Towery of San and Elaine Ramsdell of New Braunfels Harvey Haas of Baton Caroline Miller of Oklahoma Kerney Haas of San Antonio five and one great Memorials may be given to the charity of ones New Braunfels Rescuers reach jet no survivors found One last LA Bolivia AP A team of Bolivian climbers fighting high winds and snow reached the wreckage of an Eastern Airlines jet nearly feet up Illimani Mountain on Saturday and reported finding no survivors of the the The Boeing 727 carrying 29 people eight of them American crashed on minutes before it was to land at La Paz airport from Officials had held out no hope that any of those aboard could have In the days since the accident there have been subzero freezing rain and avalanches on One highaltitude Peruvian army helicopter arrived in La Paz to help the retrieval effort and the Air Force is sending a Sikorsky highaltitude helicopter from McGuire Air Force Base near Felix Eastern spokesman in La said the threeman Bolivian team had reached the found it and reported there were no Among the Americans aboard was Marian wife of the ambassador to Arthur Officials had held out no hope that any of the passengers would have survived the Other Americans on the plane were William Kelly director of the Peace Corps in Paraguay Jonathan a Marine and a group of Eastern em ployees that included Larry the pilot 1st Officer Kenneth Rhodes and 2nd Officer Mark Bird all based in Loseth of Miami and Hay wood Hargrove of The Bolivians ascended the mountainside opposite the said airlines spokeswoman Paula Musto in then climbed down from the summit to See Page 12A Water Watch Comal cfs same Canyon cfs down 254 Canyon Dam outflow cfs same Edwards same Canyon Lake level up Todays Weather Well have mild days and cold nights through Mon Sundays high is expected to be in the upper dropping to the low 40s Sunday Winds will be from the south turning northwesterly Sunday at about 10 to 15 High Monday will be in the low Saturdays high was 59 and the low was Sunset Sunday will be at Local Wins Four of five local basketball teams in action Friday night posted but none were as wild as Smithson Valleys triple overtime victory over Marble BUSINESS 5A Ferraros husband eyes guilty plea CLASSIFIED 6128 COMICS 9A CROSSWORD 6A DEAR ABB Y ENTERTAINMENT 8A HOROSCOPE 9A KALEIDOSCOPE 140 4A PUBLIC RECORDS 2A SPORTS 1011A WEATHER 3A NEW YORK AP John husband of Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine is considering pleading guilty to unspecified charges stemming from an investigation into some of his business his lawyer said whose financial affairs became an issue during his wifes unsuccessful 1984 campaign with Walter is now looking at all of his and considering pleading guilty is one of at torney John Koegel told The Associated Koegel denied a report in Sundays editions of The New York Times that the possible plea by the real estate manager involves the falsification of a sales contract for five apartment Thats completely Koegel Its on another mat he refusing to give further The Times said that after a three month investigation by Manhattan a grand jury last week voted sealed indictments of Zaccaro and three others in connection with two separate A spokeswoman for the Manhattan District Attorneys Mary would not verify ac counts that the husband of the three term Queens congresswoman may be pondering a guilty or detail possible We wouldnt confirm or deny See Page 12A LESLIE KRItWALDr HERALD ZEITUNG A few hardy like this one at 1234 survived until but most had long since melted as New Braunfels first snow in three years disappeared almost as fast as it For a last look at the winter turn to Page Sunday 1985 50 Cents 48 Sections Looking ahead Water task force plans ready Orr many would argue last weeks snow was a nice But Robert chairman of the Water Task Force for the Greater AustinSan Antonio knows his job will be to get back to reality when his group meets Tuesday at Honors beginning at It doesnt seem but were halfway and other task forces havent even dented the Theres some real meat in Orr said as he clenched a list of recommendations already endorsed by the Corridor The Water Task Force has met eight times since last and six of those meetings were mostly in formational in Then we got down to Orr We asked each entity represented to tell if things were how would you like them to and from we tried to find a a common This group has made some and come to some The council has even complimented us on our handling of such a sensitive and weve still managed to do more than twice as much as any other task Orr The 10 recommendations already endorsed by the council include two ongoing projects the San Antonio Regional Water Study and the CueroCibolo Both endorsements serve to recognize a future water deficiency in the corridor which will require the con struction of reservoirs and water treatment Another recommendation asked for the councils support of legislation to create a ground water district in the Austin subregion of the Edwards Aquifer to manage both the quantity and quality of ground More recommendations included the formation of drought continguency plans and a standing committee as an ongoing forum to communicate and develop actions for the continuing use of a stronger public awareness program on and support of a regional conjunctive approach to water resource planning and including ground water planning The only dissenting vote on the task force came on recommendation for the councils endorsement o a whereby purveyors would structuru water rates to reflect cost of service and promote Orr But the task force unaninmush the correlation of ground arid surface ami asked thai PaKi12A Personnel shifts get OK from county By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Commissioners Court Thursday approved the list of fulltime and reserve sheriffs which Charles Tart recently defeated commissioner of Before the commissioners voted on the County Judge Fred dark asked the sheriff if there were any new names on the and Sheriff Walter Fellers think there are a couple of new ones on County roundup When a commissioner specifically asked if Mund was on the Fellers He is supposed to be on who was hired by Fellers to serve will have to get his peace officer training and cer tification within the next but a federal grant through the Alamo Area Council of Governments will pay for county auditor Bate Bond said in a telephone The salary of a paper server varies with but the lowest paying paper server makes per which is more than a beginning Bond said who served two terms as though said in a telephone interview he would be taking a cut in pay from his previous job as a real estate agent with Baesc I will continue to hold my license with them and work on weekends but this is a cut in Mund I have always been interested in law so I now have a chance to learn something about He also said the fact that he had four more years to go before he would be eligible for the county pension plan when he reached the required retirement age influenced his decision to apply for die If a county employee quits before 12 years of service the county retirement fund simply gives them a check for the total amount they have The money Id get after working for the county only 12 years might not be all that it might only be enough to buy groceries for a week or but it is something you dont want to throw Mund ex That Muiids retirement plaits nad nothing to do with my d hire Fellers Mid in interview after the He knows he knows ttap   

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