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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Braunfels beckons 4 locals New Braunfels Herald New Texas 68 Thursday April 1985 25 Cents 20 Pages 2 Sections Rivers ByDANASTELL Staff writer All systems are go for the Easter weekend swimming crowds as far as the city manager is Results of water quality testing done recently show erractic levels of fecal but city manager Joe Michie doesnt put much stock in the Michie this afternoon will propose a comprehensive water testing program to hotel and resort w M We have already started Michie said And some results are below 200 organisms per 100 milliliters and some are But as far as Im concerned these are absolutely meaningless Michie explained that a state recommended fecal coliform level of 200 organisms per 100 ml applies to serious times of When we get into drought very low stream and high thats when were concerned about he Michie said he would like to see the city concentrate on having levels below 500 organisms per 100 ml on a consistent We are trying to get up to 500 with the states he At this afternoons Michie will reveal his proposal for a com prehensive water quality I will be meeting with the Chamber of Commerce tourist hotel and motel and resort people to get some input on some ideas we have for a summer water quality Michie Then we will be announcing how the program will work and the steps we will be Weve got time to get a practical plan Michie expects to announce the plan at Mondays City Council Part of the Michie will be to take into account the water temperature at test along with outside temperature and stream We havent had a comprehensive program on how the factors relate to each said Court assistant to the city What is affecting How water tem air temperature and the volumes of people in the water are interrelated and to what extent those factors Part of the rationale behind the development of a comprehensive plan comes from a recommendation from the citys Rivers Conservation and Preservation Committee that the city continue water Michie he doesnt want to see a of last summers water Due to the impact last summer of the red warning signs and the we wanted to come up with a program to protect the public health while not making a big deal of our water Michie One suggestion in the proposed See Page 12A Bill of wrongs Lawmakers eye changes proposed for House Bill 72 AUSTIN AP The Senate Education Committee has approved 44 pages of changes it thinks should be made in the major public school reform legislation passed last summer at a special Carl chairman of the Senate Public Education said he planned to offer the bill for debate early next The omnibus education revision bill was approved 100 Wednesday by the committee without discussion or It fine tunes and said A provision that would let the State Board of Education change the controversial noplay eligibility rule captured most at But the overall measure contains numerous changes affecting both teachers and students in Texas public If passed by the Senate and and signed by the the measure would Tell the State Board of Education to reconsider its present rule that a student will be suspended from sports or other extracurricular activities for six weeks if failing in one The bill suggests a shorter Tell the State Board of Education to give teachers a basic skills mostly on writing and It would allow the board to decide after the first if a more difficult examination on specific skills in teaching is needed to weed out incompetent The board has said it believes the first test will show up 90 percent of those who should not be Provide for probationary and permanent teaching with permanent certificates going only to teachers who have proved themselves satisfactory Set up a fourlevel career program for teachers that would give them a raise for each level based on above average training and librarians would be included with classroom but not teacher aides and School ad ministrators also would be ap Provide for a system of school discipline that would give school officials power to suspend students for up to six days or to expel then from school for assaults on teachers or pupils or for distributing drugs or Tell each school to provide Going up See Page 12A Workers prepare what will become the foundation ol New Braunfels ISOs new elementary school on County Line Road south of FM The slab has already been poured and the steel framework is in place for the physical education area in the Bad weather has meant DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG the school wont be open in but it may be completed by the end of TEMPORARILY CLOSED Better lake than never By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Corps agreement said near on boat ramps Canyon Lake area boaters should soon be able to begin launching their boats from ramps in Canyon Lake Village and Canyon Lake Village County commissioners are working toward final negotiations on lease agreements for these two ramps with the Army Corps of The two ramps were closed by the Corps on after lease agreements had expired in 1983 in the and in Village West Turkey At that Corps officials notified the county that certain repairs and modifications were Since the two entities have been negotiating to reach a mutally acceptable A revised lease was received in the Corps office at Canyon Dam late Tuesday and was handdelivered to County Judge Fred it did not come in time for Clark to place the proposal on todays Commissioners Court We need 72 hours notice to get things on the Clark indicating that it will be considered by the commissioners next Clark said in a telephone interview this morning that he had not yet had time to review the new Ken reservoir manager at Canyon said the new which he received from Jim chief of real estate in the Corps Fort Worth has two major revisions from previous The holdharmless which stipulates that the Corps will not be liable in case of an has been reworded and now reads that the county will be held liable to the extent of the Under state counties in Texas are limited in The second revision indicates that the limits of liability for the county will be million per million per and property Clark That might be a little See Page 12A NBISD get Friday holiday Easter weekend in New Braunfels traditionally signals the beginning of the tourist But it also brings holidays for employees of and federal as well as some of the areas school Comal ISD is the only district having school Friday and Although Friday was to have been a the administration decided to use it as a snow makeup The CISD tax will be closed New Braunfels ISD students have both Friday and Monday as a as do workers in the central The New Braunfels tax office will be closed Friday Peter and Paul school also is closed both Friday and Monday for the Easter See Page 12A Inside A Water Watch Comal River Canyon inflow 622 down 6 Cinvon Dim outflow 866 umil edwardi Aquifer unit Canyon Uki down Todays Weather The morning cloudiness will according to the and the day will be breezy and becoming partly cloudy and mild Temperatures will reach 85 and drop to 65 Winds will gust between 1520 miles per Wednesdays high was 84 and this mornings low was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at 6 16 In Time New Braunfels hurdler Kevin Walker has been slowed by a hamstring but he promises to be back in time for the district Thursday Page CANYON LAKE 5A 47B 11A 8B 4B 2A 8B 1B 4A 2B 810A 3A LISTINGS 11 A 3A Woman made up tale of rape innocent man due to be freed CHICAGO AP A woman who now says she lied when she accused a man of rape went to court today in an effort to free him from the prison where he has spent the past six Cathleen Crowell arrived at the courthouse in suburban Markham holding her husbands hand and was ushered past reporters who lined up to attend a hearing on the Gary wants his con viction overturned by Circuit Judge Richard who sentenced him to prison in 1979 after Webb told authorities Dotson had raped now a mother of two children and living in New Hamp in March filed an affidavit saying she lied about the Poisons Warren met with Webb on Wednesday to I ripped my buttons off my scratched my body with a piece of pinched and bruised myself and did other things all to make it appear that I had been violently at said discuss her He Shes a woman whos very much involved in her and that faith will not allow her to do anything but tell the truth as best she can Lawyers have said who was sentenced to 2550 years on charges of aggravated kidnapping and could be freed from the Joliet Correctional Center within 24 hours if the judge overturned the In her Webb said that in mid1677 shehad sex with a teenage She said she was concerned about the consequences of my promiscuity and thought I was pregnant and therefore decided to claim I was I ripped my buttons off my scratched my body with a piece of pinched and bruised myself and did other things all to make it appear that I had been violently said who at the time lived in suburban then described her attacker to a police sketch The See Page 12A
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