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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                4A New Braunf els HeraMZeitung April Mailbag New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Box 361 New Texas 78131 o pinions tteraldZtitung General Manager Robert Editor Mailbag ReaderHumane Society has problems Dear Editor I believe it is time the Humane Society of New Braunfels owns up to the real problems about keeping shelter Having observed some of the Societys I am appalled at the petty bickering and internal power politics so blatantly visible among the Olen Elliott was a capable manager who brought more favorable publicity to the Shelter He was creative and made every effort to run a professional He does not deserve the shabby treatment hes receiving by the board of Perhaps their egos cannot handle the favorable public relations image he especially since they seem to have established a high turnover for shelter I would urge anyone in this com munity to take a hard look at how the Huniane Society board actually works or not before giving them any more support In my the real problem is the power struggle among the board of directors and has been for How much longer do they think they can hide the truth and refuse to themselves accept the blame for the Shelters In view of my past I plan to contact the Internal Revenue Service in Austin and inquire about an audit of the boards there are other state regulatory agencies which might need to take a look at the board of directors and how they Julie Trezona Local gas prices run too high Dear Editor Im sitting here having my mor ning coffee and on the that gasoline prices are now the lowest that theyve been in a long time A few weeks ago our local stations were advertising regular gasoline at per Since theyve raised the prices to on Is this a case of to hell with our residents and hail to tourism Tourists buy elsewhere cause local prices are too high Al Vaicurias hikes outrageous To the Editor The Texas Legislature is currently considering a bill which would in crease tuition at state universities over the next four The cost would jump from four dollars per semester hour to twenty Many students wont be able to afford this kind of All the students I have spoken with agree that an increase is but such an outrageous increase is The bill will also increase the non resident tuition from 40 dollars an hour to This means that many foreign students will no longer come to Texas to go to Governor Hobby claims that these non residents are freeloading on I If we want our Texas universities to be as good as any other schools in the or the we should encourage students from other states and countries to attend college in These students bring ideas and opinions from around the world to our cam By talking with these students we learn a lot about their countries that newspapers and books just dont And these foreign students learn from Many will return to their countries to work for American Many others will return to teach their countrymen about Democracy and American On April I marched with 2000 other students to the state capitol to show the Legislature how we Judging from the reception we I dont think we made our Your representatives Phil Gramm United States Senate Washington 20510 Mark White Governors Office Room 200 State Capitol Texas 78701 John Traeger Texas Senate Capitol Station 78711 Lloyd Bentsen United States Senate Room 240 Russell Bldg 20510 Tom Loeffler House of Representatives 1212 Longworth House Office Bldg 20515 Mac Sweeney Guadalupe County Edmund Kuempel House Texas House of Representatives of Representatives 20515 Box 2910 Texas 78769 8 0 IUNPER 5TANP YOU ANP CURTIS THATS LEAVING i I OWfcfT r1 M 70 YOU f 413 NOTHING TO BUT BPEWieR H5PB HA5 SOMETHING TU SAY TO YOU YOU WY ito ANDIWASWOM A SMALL PACKAGE TO TO SHOW I was personally told by Eddie Klein I dont have to take this weve been hearing this for Klein is the aide to Senator by the is in favor of the tuition The students here in Austin arent enough to change the senates We need all the support we can get from our If you hasve kids in a state or you attend a or you plan to attend a state school after graduating from high I urge write a letter to your Tell them that youll accept a reasonable in but the current bill is Or even if you can get to visit your represenative and tell him how you feel in This issue is important and will eventually affect everyone In Texas in one way or We stand to lose a Nicholas University of Texas at Austin Bullock defends his accountability Dear Editor In your March 24 reporter Lillian Thomas quoted Southwest Texas State University Katherine Lowery as saying that my report on higher education was a I find this particularly troubling because Lowery is also quoted as saying that she is acutely aware of the need for All my report says is that the Legislature should be aware of these college local billion last year Its true that many schools publish complete annual reports on their local funds but they are not included in the appropriations I just want to make sure that the Legislature has all the tools it needs to distinguish between lean and Bob Bullock Comptroller of Public Accounts Remember when 10 years ago Leroy John Geistweidt and Bernerd Esther Boarnet won the contested school district races In Comal Goodson outpolled Kenneth Betty Triesch by 441 to 250 In New Braunfels Geistweidt defeated John Powell and Donald while Boarnet defeated Louis Frank and Robert A request from city fathers for an additional from New Braunfels Utilities in lieu of taxes could cut into the companys capital expenditure it was revealed last Added to the funds already paid by the the request could raise the payment to more than The Department of the Interiors Bureau of Outdoor Recreation has approved a grant to the City of New Braunfels for development of Prince Solms Park adjacent to Clemens Wurstfest Association has contributed to the city as its local share of the CAPTION Toppled Giant A grain bin under construction at the Dittlinger Mill on Landa Street and Landa Park Drive was a casualty of the early Tuesday morning winds this week which were clocked at 55 miles per and unofficially at up to 70 miles per To fulfill requirements for the countys staying in the Federal Flood Insurance commissioners Monday hired a county He is Dwight a registered who will work with the county road and sanitation depart ments as well as the flood insurance program on a twodayaweek 25 years ago A record turnout of more than voters Saturday rejected the proposed school bond issue by 308 but elected two staunch supporters of the issue to the school board by an overwhelming Voters elected incumbent LeRoy Schleicher and who polled and Writein candidate Leo Proske polled a strong 730 Immediate action in bringing about the consolidation of city and rural schools inComal County was urgently requested in three identical lettersmailed Wednesday night to the three school boards of the county by the Chamber of Com An ordinance permitting the United Gas to institute special reduced summer rates for gas air conditioning was placed on first reading by City Commission Mon Booker Washington Elementary School will be closed this September and its 62 students assigned to schools in the vicinity of their it was decided unanimously by the New Braunfels ISD at a special meeting Monday The move is an economic and is expected to save the district over next It was pointed out that the facilities are in poor 50 years ago Emphatically declaring them selves against a bond issue with which to purchase Landa approximately 150 New Braunfels citizens refused in a public mass meeting held Monday night to accept an offer by the Trinity Universal Insurance Company to sell at that The meeting was called by the Presidents with George Nowotny Hagler was elected to the Board of Trustees of the New Braunfels together with Stela and incumbent members up for re at a city school election held Uinman and Herbert whose names were also on the were The vote totals 524 501 227 Teachers in the city school system were reelected for the year 193536 with an average raise in salary of 9 percent at a meeting of the Board of of the New Braunfels ISD held Otis The raise was not varying from 3 to 15 percent in individual The average annual salary for elementary school teachers under the new scale is The average for high school teachers is The raises do not quite equal the 10 percent cut made two years An issuance of worth of Comal County Road and Bridge Warrants with which to purchase rightsofway for Highways 46 and 66 will be authorized by Com missioners Court at its next meeting on May according to an order passed by the court at a meeting held The Girl Scout Troop which meets regularly the first Tuesday of every elected Fred Oheim permanent chairman Reouie Wright as awards According to the local relief a project to repair the Guadalupe River scenic drive will not be submitted at awaiting passage of the Congressional relief which is expected to provide furnishing truckage for the   

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