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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                298 Todays Weather There Is a winter storm warning In effect for Comal County with very cold temperatures today and A 70 percent chance of snow has been issued dropping to 80 percent tonight with a possible ac cummulation of one to three The high today could reach the mid 20s with tem peratures dropping to 1015 degrees Winds will be from the north at 1520 mph decreasing to 1015 mph New Braunfels mm m Herald Ttxat 94 244 Friday February 25 Cents i 20 Pages 2 Sections still waiting for winter storm Comal ISD schools shut down By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The sleet and snow expected Thursday night arrived by mid morning to the Bulverde for cing Comal ISD schools into an early dismissal situation Shortly before 11 Harvey CISD transportation said sleet had been reported at Bulverde Elementary and Middle schools and at Smithson Valley High We also have reports of sleeting in San Antonio so weve decided to get the kids home before road con ditions become too Pape The early dismissal doesnt apply to all CISD Pape said if parents will not be at home to let children inside or supervise the younger those students will remain on campus until parents can retrieve As of presstime New Braunfels ISD had not closed its Charles Bradberry See Page 10A These figures on the Main Plaza fountain were a little down in the thanks to two icicles LESLIE KRIEWALOT HERALD ZEITUNtj State braces for more snow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A winter storm aimed its biggest punch at Texas today after sending a light mixture of snow and freezing drizzle overnight that glazed the states highways with a dangerous layer of The National Weather Service said up to 7 inches of snow could fall in the DallasFort Worth beginning this Wichita which got 8 inches of snow on including 3 inches in the six hours before was expecting another 2 to 4 inches Drifts as high as 18 inches were causing problems on city Another 6 inches of snow was predicted for the where almost that much fell Wednesday night and Virtually all of Texas was under a winter storm warning or watch for including the lower Rio Grande Valley and the resort beach areas all the way up to Galveston and beyond where snow is the states southern See Page 10A Inside Wind chill index Trwrmbmetw rMdfpg In Fariwifwit r 88 iO 16 10 S 08 15 20 3d COM to vwy eoM to Wmrly coW Bitterly coM to cxpoMd ftoah fiwm Capond Utah rotm Caaaq MM of tact frawM In Im than 2 minuter CHctfo Ctwt SowerNIU WMthw Water Watch Comal cfs down 4 Canyon cfs down 331 Canyon Dam outflow cfs same Edwards Aquifer down Canyon Lake down District 273A basketball race Thursday as they beat Floresville 6638 and all the other games were Page School Money Administrative officers and the regent chairman at the University of Texas have joined Bill Hobby in supporting a college tuition increase that also may win the backing of Mark Page 6A CLASSIFIED 19B COMICS 10B CROSSWORD 10A DEAR ABBY 1B DEATHS 2A HOROSCOPE 3A OPINIONS 4A Rangerettes Win Smithson Valleys girls picked up ground on the field in the RELIGIOUS FOCUS 5A SPORTS WEATHER 3A Looking for work Jobless rate hits percent in post Christmas slump WASHINGTON AP Civilian unemployment rose to percent in January as the ranks of the jobless grew by the government said Many of those were laidoff Christmas workers who failed to find new The number of Americans holding jobs rose about to a record but the total of the unemployed grew to the Labor Department Department analyst Deborah Klein said that more seasonally emoloved women laid off after the Christmas season decided to look for now jobs last month than had been the case in recent pushing the rate In she the survey was done unusually early in the second week of the month meaning that the recently laidoff could have given up the search later in the in which case they would not be counted among the There was widespread stability among other worker Jobless rates stayed the same as in December for adult Hispanics and black teen These were the January figures Adult no change from Adult up from un up from no no Among black the group with the highest the jobless rate of percent was also In the report the most significant jobs gains were in the retail service and con struction The overall jobless rate has been moving in a narrow range from percent to 75 percent since last Board gives deadline to airport developer By DANA STELL Staff writer A businessman who wants to lease land at the airport has 60 days to show how and when he plans to develop the New Braunfels Municipal Airport Board decided Thursday The Federal Aviation Ad ministration informed the Airport Advisory Board it needs a development plan for that much explained Assistant City Manager Hector FAA wants lessee Larry Hamlet to justify the need for the 10 acres he show a reasonable develop ment and be required to use the area within a specified time said airport board member Glenn When negotiating his Hamlet said he wanted to provide all the services of a full Airport roundup such as sales and service of new and fuel He also proposed building hangars to Also Thursday the airport board decided on five projects to present to the FAA and Texas Aeronautics Commission for possible grant They asked us to send a letter to see what kind of improvements we would like and when they apply for they can include said adding that the airport board should learn in October how much money the New Braunfels See Page 10A New lines due County may form panel to adjust workloads County commissioners are considering redrawing precinct boundaries to balance workloads of the different justices of the peace and In an informal discussion after Thursdays commissioners the idea of appointing a realignment committee came up and will be on the next regular agenda of the commissioners Each commissioner will put up the name of one person from his precinct to be on the and the committee will have the job of examining the justices of the peace records for the past two The committee will be looking at the increase in the number of cases in each precinct over the past two population and where the most ad vantageous boundaries could be County Judge Fred Clark suggested that the boundary between precinct 1 and precinct 2 ought to be redrawn so that precinct 2 included the new county Then the justice of the peace office could be moved to the jail but be in a separate The jail is under construction at the corner of West San Antonio Street and Water It is scheduled to be completed in We have nine acres out there lat the new jail site and it would be an advantage to have a justice of the peace located right there to arraign people being Also the DPS office is close by and they bring in quite a few See Page 10A team set for decathlon fyULLIAN THOMAS writer be pole vaulting or rwKgQg but nine New UrgUBfels High Schools students will in a decathlon Saturday events are not But there are still 10 of lust like the Olympic And they require Two coaches will travel with the nine students to San where the New Braunfels High team will compete against 20 other schools for the first time in the academic the first time the school has For the past three weeks the students have been studying after school a thick syllabus the size of the complete San Antonio phonebook to prepare for the ten The only in its second may turn out to be a new form of spectator like The College because ofle qf the events allows an audience the Super The Super Quiz be held Saturday at Blossom Athletic Center in The contestants as their comes up will be seated at tables down on the The rest thMr team and other observers will be in the The challenge tip competition is the breadth of knowledge it The besides the See Page IDA practice An academic decathlon tests a broad range of knowledge and subject and members of the New Braunfels High team try to prepare At the Mike Orr and Mike Fuqua work on a math At Jillian Cox tries out her speech on coach Don At Renfro practices his interviewing while Mark McWilliams studies economics in the The competition is LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALDZEITUNG   

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