Wednesday, April 3, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 3, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas City district street list 410 11053 i MICROPLEX MiTCH iJOMBLE BOX 4o13A IX 75245 New Braunfels Herald New Texas Japantrade policy angers Congress WASHINGTON AP Pressure on the Reagan ad ministration to overcome Japanese trade barriers is gaining momentum in where the House joined the Senate in clamoring for retaliatory tariffs and quotas if This tells the Japanese and the president that enough is Richard declared Tuesday as the House approved 39419 a nonbinding resolution urging all appropriate action by Reagan to end an alleged freezeout of numerous In the the Finance Committee voted 124 to force Reagan to use his trade powers to push the Japanese for market The bill would compel Reagan to strike back with tariffs and quotas unless he could obtain compensation for sales lost because of alleged Japanese unfair trade It was a stronger version of a nonbinding measure approved on the floor But it was unclear how soon the Senate bill would reach the Majority Leader Robert told reporters it would not come up for a He called it something thats good to have on the calendar because it would strengthen Reagans hand in trade talks with Robert chairman of the Finance that he expected it to become law if the House Ways and Means Committee approved anything at all that was The congressional actions came three days before lawmakers head home for Easter recess and as the administration reported headway in talks aimed at gaining a foothold in Japans burgeoning See Page 12A 67 merchandise trade billions of dollars Industrial 125 100 75 50 Capital goods 80 70 60 50 40 1981 82 83 Vehicles and parts 50 40 30 20 10 1981 84 30 1981 82 84 Consumer goods 60 50 40 30 20 10 1981 82 83 84 chemicals and other raw materials industrial and construction machinery civilian parts and other manufactured goods excluding vehicles Chicago Tribune Charts Source Department of Commerce The gap between imports and exports is as the graph shows Wednesday 1985 25 Cents 36 Pages4 Sections Absentee vote heaviest in NBISD In Saturdays four local absentee voting ended Tuesday with mixed Two City Council races have a total of six candidates New Braunfels ISD board election has three positions open and five can didates Comal ISD has three positions open and three and three Garden Ridge City Council positions have four candidates vying for In the city elections walkin ab sentee voting ran highest in District 3 with 109 ballots but only three ballots were mailed out and two have come back In this dentist Edward accountant Darrell Sollberger and steel business owner Yale Simpson are See Page 12A For a rainy day Arts panel to review pay funds every three months To it may have looked like the parking lot next to Central Fire Station was on fire Tuesday Such was not the case was a training exercise for the citys volunteer DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG City firefighter Dennis Williams instructs volunteers on the proper use of fire extinguishers as he prepares to put out two blazes set in old metal ByDANASTELL Staff writer A 5 percent special projects fund approved by City Council earlier this month will be distributed quarterly to arts groups for such things as communitybenefitting events and capital improvement The Arts and Cultural Commission Tuesday night agreed on the wording of an application form for money and talked about guidelines for qualifying Its recommendations will have to be ap proved by City This the Arts Commission will receive 20 percent of the local share of hotel motel room tax The group decided that it would like to have a 5 percent con tingency which Council said should be reserved for special proj Another Council stipulation is that all the money be spent within the contract and not The total expected from the 5 percent is roughly Because the hotels give the tax money to the city at the end of the the money is not available for distribution for another month after the quarter the Arts Commission agreed Tuesday to require requests be turned in by the end of the calendar giving the group a month to agree on Prospective and nonprofit arts will have to in clude in their fund requests the description of the its proposed any anticipated matching and ex pected In talking about wnat qualifies as a special Commission member Bob Smith I dont think a special project would be Were out of Capitalimprovement projects that could qualify as special projects could be something like the purchase of sheet music of a major work for the Heritage or the purchase of acoustical screens for any performing Groups receiving special project money also will be required to submit a detailed summary of expenses within 30 days after project Elizabeth of Circle Arts said the arrangement is a fair This cant help but benefit arts she This our requests were based on the percentage granted last and yet there were things that we I cant imagine why anyone wouldnt think it was she The Arts Commission will know its not dealing with flybynight And it will evaluate the need of the plus the worthiness of the project as it benefits the The next Arts and Cultural Commission meeting is April 25 at in the downstairs meeting room at City Man charged in Sunday stabbing Inside Sheriffs deputy hurt in wreck By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A sheriffs deputy is recuperating at home today after his patrol car and a 1976 Cutlass collided near Langtry Village Apartments Tuesday Deputy Mike Gump and the driver of the Len Reeve of New were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital by private This a hospital spokeswoman said both had been treated and released for minor in Gumps Kent said the deputy was on duty when the collision took place about Damage to the un marked 1981 patrol car Gump was driving was mostly confined to the cars right But we wont be driving it this Newman Damage to Reeves car was concentrated to the front drivers The New Braunfels Police accident report indicated Reeves car was eastbound on Highway 81 and Gumps westbound when he made a left turn onto the Interstate 35 southbound frontage road in front of In other police a New Braunfels man has been charged with aggravated in conr nection with the Sunday stabbing of Jesse of 241 Highway 81 West Police roundup Martin of 633 Academy was arrested Monday at Hadlock Saddle where he His bond was set at by Municipal Court Judge David Detective John Villarreal said the stabbing allegedly occurred at a house on the corner of North Peach and West Mill Villanueva was taken to McKenna by two unidentified and the Emergency Room personnel called police around 2 These two men apparently had an altercation about two to three weeks prior to this at MCs They threw a couple of cue balls at each and Aleman broke a cue stick over Villanuevas so I guess they still had a grudge Villarreal The detective said the doctor who treated the stabbing victim at McKenna indicated the probable weapon was no weapon has been recovered by The doctor said the knife glanced off to the left and punctured Villanuevas It could just as easily gone to the and struck his aorta or his Villarreal So I guess you could say the guy was Maybe he has nine lives or Housing finance corporation may fold soon By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The Alamo Area Housing Finance which began in high hopes of getting million to make low interest mortgages to firsttime home buyers in 10 counties including may Comal County joined the cor poration a few months hoping to make the percent mortgages available to residents The corporation is financed by taxfree County commissioner Lorenzo Yankee appointed by commissioners court as its representative in the said that the underwriters had been able to get only million in lender commitments by the last meeting at the end of That figure in creased to million in the last few We wanted to have a minimum of million committed without that we could not have gotten decent interest rates on the Nolan with Alamo Area Council of In the first meeting with prop sective lenders in 37 len ders but the high initial in terest waned when the particulars of the program were found Camarillo In the second meeting only three lenders showed The problem for many seemed to be the risk in Camarillo In our next meeting we will decide to either disband the corporation or just wait until next year and see if we can get more participation The lenders would have to put up 2 percent of the money they are committing and then another 2 percent after the first If they loan out all the money See Page 12A Water Watch Comal Rivet Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outflow Edwafds Aquifer Canyon Lake level 246 cfs down 161 528 els down 61 856 cfs up 61 same down NoHitter Canyons Ronnie Rittimann faced only two batters above the minimum as the Cougar senior no hit Kerrville Tivy 100 in the teams District 134A opener Page In The Dough Easter foods have their origins in the religious celebrations of early Hot Cross Kulich and Easter Baba sym bolize the beginning of spring and the resurrection of See PagelB Bar Brawls The socalled battle of the bars over popular happy hours has been sent to a subcommittee of the House Liquor Regulation See Page 3A Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for mostly sunny skies today and turning fair Winds will be from the southwest at 1020 mph shifting to the south at 510 mph tonight and increasing to 1520 mph on A high today is ex pected in the mid the low tonight in the low 60s and a high on Thursday in the upper This mornings low was and yesterdays high was CLASSIFIED 811B COMICS 2C CROSSWORD 4D DEARABBY 3B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 1C FOOD 1 12B HOROSCOPE 5A OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 810A STOCKS 5A TV LISTINGS 2C WEATHER 2A