Sunday, March 24, 1985

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 41 Q M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX Local teams finish high f at Unicom Page 8A Unicorns earn split with 1 Westlake Page 8A ONeill predicts squeaky MX vote in House WASHINGTON AP House Speaker Thomas ONeill says opponents of the MX missile are within striking range of blocking the weapon in the House this and that the outcome could be decided by a margin as slim as six Its an uphill but its a sharp critic of the said in a weekend The Massachusetts Democrat disclosed that a Democratic headcount conducted within the past few days showed a hard 196 votes against the MX among the 251 majorityparty Democrats in the How the Republicans are going to I really dont We have to get some Republican theres no question about he The House on Monday takes up President Reagans request to free funds for an ad ditional 21 MX with a vote set for the following After a heavy lobbying campaign by the the Republicanled Senate voted to provide billion for the missile by a 55 45 The missile was then dealt an unexpected setback as the House Appropriations which had earlier supported the voted against releasing the funds by a 2826 the prodefense House Armed Services Committee supported a companion bill Theres no question that the president is doing everything he can over the weekend and pulling out all the ONeill Theyre talking to all my He noted the White House plans to dispatch Max the chief arms control negotiator to the Capitol on Monday to lobby a will meet with party leaders in the morning and with the full Democratic Caucus at 5 ONeill The administration has argued the MX is needed as a bargaining chip in the Soviet nuclear arms limitation talks a contention ONeill and other critics Weve got too many nuclear warheads in place at the present ONeill ONeill said opponents seemed to be gaining ground over the past few days with ones who were he noted The president is the most powerful man in the He has an awful lot to offer to someone who is in public ONeill also said the decision by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Les to support the MX was a potentially costly setback to ONeill observed that last antiMX forces prevailed in the House by a single vote and there are 13 fewer Democrats About the final ONeill Its a half a dozen one way or the ONeill said he had chosen not to make the MX missile a party Its a matter of I cant vote for but were not twisting anyones The bandstand gets a new page 1B New Braunfels Herald New Texas 60 Sunday March 50 Cents 74 Pages Sections Conference quotes budget a growing problem By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer Tom Loeffler and Michael Andrews see the the federal deficit and tax simplification as the biggest issues they face as Speaking at the Texas Legislative Conference Andrews said the economy reminded him of a fellow with highblood On the it looks But whats going on in the inside thats where the problem he The federal deficit is billion the highest in history and if we dont take significant it will grow to billion by the end of the he To help reduce that said he proposes an acrosstheboard spending freeze that would save about billion in fiscal But the problem in Washington is everybodys got their sacred I have a space a medical center and their wellbeing is im portant to my Andrews Another congressman has his which costs us every time someone steps on a But I think if we couple a freeze with significant cuts in programs like we can come close to those said he is studying a new Social Security proposal where costofliving ad justments would reflect needs for living Those adjustments would be a flatdollar figure rather See Page 14A KENT HANCE moderator TOM LOEFFLER horse racing dead Will Texas ever join the century and legalize horse racing That was one question the audience threw to the state issues panel at the Texas Legislative Conference and John who was recruited at the last minute to sit on the jumped on that one Horse racing got lost somewhere in the swamp known as theHouse of Traeger s You ask is there a chance Id say I there are three or maybe we could threaten 100 members of the House to i But thats very I think its Stan 1 chairman of the House Ways and i Means To say we want horseracing because we dont want a state income thats To say its a way to save the state just doesnt It costs If you come in and say its which is what it maybe it will have a he But horse racing was just one of Fridays discussion Others were the states prison and House Bill 72s noplay restrictions where Gonzalo Barrientos said there needed to be more Some of that flexibility now in his Senate committee or amendment Barrientos includes one week reports so the student knows he or she is in trouble and suspension for three weeks rather than the current sixweek Buster Brown said he was convinced the state legislature will do something about the prison system this The Senate has already passed a bill on criminal appeals that if you have an objection to an in do it before the That should mean fewer reversals on technicalities such as a word like imminent missing from an in he Schlueter dwelled mostly on taxes and the budget where he said the state has a serious problem on broadening our tax We cant fund the state with When he was elected in Schlueter said legislators had a million and we spent the whole In 10 the budget has doubled but four factors have removed the control of the state from our he The first factor is the price of the second the federal The third is the federal tax policy where Schlueter They dont have the guts to do what they have to do cut spending or raise taxes but quit printing The fourth is federal spending Schlueter had some advice on that He Take away the but also take the mandate we carry on the program with DEBBIE OeLOACH JOHN TRAEGER Inside Water Watch CumalHiver Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 282 els up 21 740 cfs dowr 501 850 cfs down 161 62491 up 01 904 16 samel JoelBrinkley Wed NEW YORK AP Superstar model Christie Brinkley and singersongwriter Billy Joel were married Saturday night aboard a private yacht on the Hudson It was the second marriage for BUSINESS 56A CLASSIFIED 18C Todays Weather New Braunfels is in for another beautiful day as fair skies with only scattered clouds are expected through Todays high should reach about dropping to a low of 46 Saturdays high was 76 and the low was Sunset Sunday and Monday will be at 6 45 and sunrise Monday at COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 1C DEAR ABBY 4B DEATHS 3A HOROSCOPE 9B KALEIDOSCOPE 111B OPINIONS 4A PUBLIC RECORDS 3A SPORTS 811 A WEATHER 2A Art review City Council Monday night will review a recommendation from the Arts Commission on the distribution of hotelmotel room occupancy tax Council last month agreed to give the arts a 20 percent share of the room tax revenue double the previous The Arts Commission agreed earlier this month to recommend to Council that percent go to the MidTexas percent to Circle Arts percent to New Braunfels Arts 2 percent to New Braunfels Art percent to Comal Independent Mens percent to the German Folk to Texas Junior and 5 percent to a contingency Also Council will review a proposal to rezone property at 1415 Mesquite from R2 single family and two family to R3 multi family and Cl local which did not receive a recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Commission March Developer Donald King Ryckman wants to Council to discuss room tax distribution place some apartments and a garden office complex on the tract between the Walnut Avenue extension and Mesquite The Walnut extension will cut through one end of the tract and Ryckman suggested Cl zoning on both sides of the street and on a corner at the opposite The remaining he will be zoned R3 for About 45 neighbors presented the Planning Commission with a IGvitem petition opposing the Planning Commission members unanimously disagreed with the basically because of the heavy concentration of residential areas The first reading is scheduled Monday on a recommendation to zone a strip of land 300 feet of each side of FM 725 from County Line Road to Klein Lane and from Klein Lane to the southern boundary of the city limits C3 com The strip was annexed into the city last The first reading of a zoning ordinance for another recently annexed tract is set for Monday a strip 300 feet on each side of Texas 46 west from the entrance of TBarM west to the new city Planning and Zoning is recommending an Rl zoning for that Public hearings also will be held at the begin ning of the Council meeting Monday on the first reading Also on Mondays agenda are the third and final readings of an ordinance rezoning a strip 300 feet on both sides of IH 35 North extending two miles from Rl single family to Ml light in rezoning a slip 300 feet on both sides of Texas 46 East from Rl single family to C3 and prohibiting the injury or removal of geological or historical artifact from city Council will consider the first reading emergency reading of an ordinance approving the installation of traffic control signs on certain and boulevards and the emergency reading of an ordinance selling See Page 1U