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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 4 MO 5 DALLAS Trustees sworn inReimer raps HB 72 With a new school trustee and the two reelected trustees sworn exiting trustee Rudy Reimer took some last swats at House Bill 72 the New Braunfels ISD board meeting Tuesday Aguinaldo Nayo Zamora became the first trustee to be elected from District 1 under the 1983 52 plan five singlemember two atlarge Don Bedford and Bob Self were sworn in as the first two elected at large since the plan went into The plan was a compromise bet ween the district and Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund lawyers who were representing Zamora in a discrimination The suit claimed minority candidates did not have a fair chance under the system that elected all trustees I always said anything that came out of California in education could not be any but I think we have invented two things in Texas that are as bad or worse than anything California ever gave education that would be Mark White and Ross Reimer More he said the worst part of HB the part that took a sizable step was in the area of who is ending 11 years on If there is a third building program I might just just to see if I can do it right this Reimer the school received a plaque of appreciation from the But hinted that he might come back for another term if another building program came This is my second building program and I think we are doing real better than the first But if there is a third building program I might just just to see if I can do it right this Reimer Trustees reelected Bob Self as Garland Lloyd as vice Gene Scott as and Don Bedford as The board saw the final plans that architect Andrew Perez drew up for the restoration of old New Braunfels High The building that will be called the Education Center after it has been remade into administrative offices will mostly retain the walls and ceiling already but with a great deal of facelift to restore the building to its previous The part that is really great about this is the We are going to get a complete building for a third of some of the new buildings going up around town with this much space will Superintendent Charles Bradberry The board also received a copy of the survey of the janitorial and maintenance departments at NBISD which was done free by Ser a company hoping to get a contract with the school district to manage its maintenance depart LILLIAN THOMAS Aguinaldo Zamora New Braunfels Herald New Texas 72 Wednesday April 25 Cents 26 Pages2 Sections Rain hampers search for missing teenager By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Bad weather postponed dragging efforts this morning in the search for a San Antonio teenager missing since Easter from his Canyon Michael Ramirez walked into a wooded area in Jacobs Creek Park about 3 and never came So air and ground searches have failed to turn up any clues on the boys Were still striking up Comal County Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp We found a pair of socks and a pack of cigarettes his friends said are his brand a couple of miles from the but we dont really know if theyre his or not Ive been in a boat searching the Ive flown in a DPS Department of Public Safety and Ive walked the Inside Water Watch Carnal River Canyon inflow Canyon Dam outlin Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level J61 els iuu 18i 847 ctslbdmei 031 samel Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy skies through Thursday with southeasterly winds at 1015 miles per The high today will be in the mid with tonights low in the upper 50s and a high on Thursday in the upper This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at CLASSIFIED COMICS 1315A 8B CROSSWORD 3B DEARABBY DEATHS 9B 3A ENTERTAINMENT 3B FOOD 19B HOROSCOPE 3B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 1012 A STOCKS TV LISTINGS WEATHER 8B 2A and weve got Koepp Theres no evidence of anything that he or just walked or that foul play was At least seven deputies and park aided by the DPS helicopter from Corpus searched the lakes north side Reservoir Manager Ken Robinson said dragging efforts under the direction of Game Warden Neal Etheredge were scheduled to begin this but had to be cancelled because of the Were waiting on the weather right Robinson We wont be able to drag until that clears Robinson said lake water in Jacobs Creek Park isnt particularly but you can get in over your It gets to 20 teet pretty See Page 16A ONeill brings letter to Gorbachev MOSCOW i AP Thomas speaker of the met new Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev today and presented him with a letter from President ONeill and a delegation of representatives were the first congressional delegation to meet the Soviet leader since he came to power March The talks were expected to focus on arms control negotiations and the recent speculation about a summit meeting between the and Soviet Gorbachev received the legislators in his personal Kremlin located in a secluded building behind the wall that flanks Red No details on the meeting were im mediately ONeill told reporters outside his hotel this morning that he was carrying a letter from but refused to disclose its A pool of American reporters were admitted to the office a few minutes before the meeting began and allowed to photograph House minority leader Robert and other and Soviet Gorbachev arrived ahead of the delegation and joked briefly with the Can Soviet and American journalists really work together he Gramm supports defense compromise By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Because the United States faces two threats the Soviet Union and the Senator Phil Gramm said he supported a compromise plan limiting the growth in the defense budget to 3 Gramm spoke to a crowd of 150 who came to share breakfast with him this morning at the Faust Hotel in an hour stopover in New The Senator is on a sweep through Texas to talk to and hear from his He outlined his views on the compromise senate budget the tax the defense budget and other matters that in dividuals asked By reforming the way the Pen tagon does we can get more for our Gramm I offered a comprehensive reform of the way the defense department does he We have instituted heavy penalties on defense contractors that overcharge for we have eliminated a lot of the sweetheart deals that went the rule that required construction workers to be paid at 40 percent Phil Gramm above the going market value for their Many of the reforms he proposed came from the Grace Commission on budgetary But he also said that many of them could not be in A third of the Grace Com mission proposals dealt with the retirement systems for federal They were asked to make recommendations but not to measure their political feasibility or their human The problem is that you cannot change the rules on people who have already retired or are fixing to Gramm They have made their life plans built on the retirement benefits as they We have a contract with those people and we have to uphold the senator He would support changes in trie system for new entrants into the but the savings were far He also said he wished that the government could afford all of the missiles that the President asked for in his The Russians deployed three new misslies and have readied two new systems while we have been talking about arms Gramm The MX would really replace many of the antiquated missile systems such as the Titan II which needs to be disassembled because it is unsafe to handle due to Without the the is in effect engaging in unilateral Gramm See Page 16A Constable choice Residents want Eoff to replace English DERYl CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Rainy reflection April showers and April puddles have returned to Comal providing a different perspective as well as badlyneeded rain and soggy Light rain fell again in New Braunfels this morning County commissioners have received a petition from approximately 200 residents of constable precinct 3 asking that Bo Eoff be named their Commissioners interviewed four including who have shown interest so The others were former constable Lester former paper server Ray Wilson Baker and communications engineer William who has no law enforcement Commissioner Jumbo Evans also put Ronald Steubings name in the saying he had been ap proached by Steubing about the His interview could be fit in before the comissioners decide on a con which will possibly happen in the April 18 The constable position became vacant when Hank English died earlier this year after only a month in When residents in Precinct 3 found out that who they had voted out of was planning on applying for the the petition campaign got Helen one of the two women who organized the We the people of Precinct 3 feel it is our obligation to express our desire for our We expressed this desire by voting for Hank English in as His desire as deputy was Lee In case anything At least 200 residents have signed a petition asking that Eoff be appointed constable 3 to replace the late Hank should Hank felt Lee would be the best person to handle the the petition The petition also pointed out that Eoff is a certified peace Doris Haecker was the other organizer in the petition Eoff also wrote to the commissioners outlining his law enforcement training and certification completed in actually one of the first three officers in Comal to have the 320hour law enforcement training course when See page 16A Wl PANAMA Panama AP Mark in Central America to visit Texas National Guard troops training in turned down an invitation to visit leftist controlled Nicaragua but said he might take up the offer I didnt have time to I might go at a later White said Tuesday evening en route from to Panama White was scheduled today to visit troops in Panama and then head home to The invitation to stop in Nicaraguas during his journey came trom Halima who lives in Houston but is attached to the Nicaraguan delegation to the United said Whites press Ann The governor said he thought the invitation that was prompted by publicity about his trip and he ex pected that the Sandinista govern ment wanted him to come on over and see our side of the On his way to Honduras on Mon White expressed support for President Reagans Central American which regards the current government in Nicaragua as an exporter of revolution in Central icaragua White has said that his visit is to demonstrate support to the Texas to assure himself of their safety and to take them a barbecue Although the governor said he might visit he also ex pressed concern about what their real intentions n light be in Central He also said that he did not want to dilute the focus of his which involved visiting the guard troops taking part in joint war games near the Nicaraguan what were here for is just to check with our not be involved in the debate over the national issues involving Central White The governor said he didnt discuss the invitation with the State Department or with Am bassador to John with whom he stayed while he was in In Honduras on White visited the Texas guardsmen at their base called The three miles from the Nicaraguan The governors fourhour visit began with a briefing on Big Pine III war games and ended with the 420 guardsmen digging into barbecue that White brought from In White saw more peace than The M60 tanks that guardsmen will use today while playing Nicaraguan attackers remained White toured two nearby villages where the guard has been spreading At the tiny rural cooperative of Nueva where 30 families eke out a living on the dusty military engineers had drilled one of nine wells for water used in the Big Pine III The Texans had chipped in to buy a hand pump for families in the A small ceremony was held at the well in honor of the governors White presented a brass paper weight in the shape of Texas to a barefoot village woman with a baby See Page
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