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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 278 MITCH BOX TX State track records fall as locals left behind Page 7A Texas Baseball Astros Reds 7 Indians Rangers 1 Council members mum on choice for mayor Staff writer If any City Council member has a notion to nominate a colleague for the mayors he or she isnt telling One of the first duties of the two newly elected City Council members Monday night will be to help elect a mayor and mayor pro Mayor Barbara Tiekfen isnt saying whether shell run again and some of the Council members havent decided who theyll support for the When polled none of the Council members were willing to make any projections about who would be I dbnt have any plans to nominate Ed Sciantarelli I havent decided to nominate George Erben Im undecided about who I would even support and nobody has talked to me about Im just going to Max Winkler Im just going to see what hap pens said Mayor Pro Tern Valdemar I think shes Tieken got full She deserves it and Ill support her 100 Betty Lou Rushing I dont really have comments at this Well see what Monday night will said James declining comment on whether she would accept another stint as said she has enjoyed serving the past I can say that its been a pleasure she I feel we are accomplishing many things and in this period of growth for the city we have to address old problems with new solutions and new problems with innovative who was chosen as mayor at the beginning of her third three year said the group faces an important The Council will be very busy trying to do that and move the community along to protect the vital character of the city and the integrity of the she Mondays meeting begins at in City Hall council New Council members Sciantarelli See Page 12A luT jfiitr Si m Page 2B Best Page 11A New Braunfels HeraldZeituno New Texas 94 Sunday May 50 Cents 56 Pages Sections Stadium fire takes 41 lives England AP A winddriven fire raced through a wooden grandstand holding fans at a soccer stadium in northern England killing at least 41 people and injuring about police Millions of television viewers watched footage of the tragedy as flames and thick black smoke engulfed the main grandstand of Bradfords Valley Parade Ground within four The soccer match was being filmed for regional broadcast but scenes of the fire were shown on national television newscasts within Viewers saw the soccer fans stampeding for exits and streaming onto the field in panic some with their clothes and hair on John assistant police chief of West told a news conference that 40 were believed dead and that figure could rise by an odd Firefighters and police worked into the night searching for He said at least 149 people were being treated at three hospitals and he believed the number of injured would reach At this moment I dont know what caused this fire it could be Domaille He did not In a separate soccer incident Saturday in in central more than 60 people were injured when a wall on spectators after rioting broke out at a game between Birmingham City and Leeds In panicstricken some with their clothes fled from the 77yearold llimber struc Others in the stands tried to beat the flames with their coats and Elderly people were hurled bodily over a chesthigh wall at the front of the bleachers as burning embers rained onto the Witnesses said some fans perished in their Others fled for gates at the rearof the grandstand but found them padlocked to keep out non paying Police tried to drag victims over the chesthigh walljetween the stand and the Domaille said about 30 policemen were a halfdozen of them Elderly people couldnt get over the said Malcolni The heat was so People were grabbing the elderly and throwing them over and we were catching Bulverde expansion could open by fall A representative of Texas Western Contractors has promised hell have eight new classrooms built for Bulverde Elementary School by The San Antoniobased company was awarded the contract at a special Comal ISD board meeting Of eight companies that submitted bids for the Texas Western was low bidder at The highest bid among the eight companies was Architect Mike McChesney said he had checked Texas Westerns references and qualification Theyre near com pletition on additions at San Antonio and come very highly he Work on the contract could start as early as next and should not interfere with the operation of the We can stay completely out of their Bulverde Elementary Principal Connie Bremer McChesney asked if it would be possible to avoid using the playground at the rear of the campus until schools even though a fence will be placed around the construction site for safety Itll be because thats the little peoples but everybodys ready to work toward Bremer If the eight classrooms are corn See Page DERYL CLARK HERAIDZEITUNG Evans left checks out some of the pictures in Benno Pfannstiels scrapbook from his World War II Pfannstiel saw action with the Flying Tigers in War veterans got together Wednesday the 40th anniversary of Germanys surrender for an old dogtag See says Loeffler should stay in House Inside AUSTIN AP New Republican Kent who is considering a race for said Saturday that Tom Loeffler should stay out of the Hance and both told the State Republican Executive Committee they have not decided whether to but both made remarks pointing towards possible gubernatorial Loeffler is more valuable to Texas Republicans in Hance said before addressing the com Even if I were not considering the race I still would not want him to run because Id like for him to have a chance to be speaker or at least minority leader of the said who joined the GOP a week Youre my kind of folks and Im glad to be Hance told com mittee who gave him a warm The former Democratic congressman from Lubbock lost a 1984 bid for the Democratic nomination for the Senate seat later won by Republican Phil Of the governors Hance said in his Everything is speculation Hance spoke to the committee at a luncheon for which he we can work something he main thing we have to look at is leadership for the state of We have had a void in leadership in the governors mansion since January Prior to the Hance told reporters he has had a lot of en couragement from a lot of Republicans to run against Democratic Mark In addition to Hance and the GOP leaders heard from potential gubernatorial candidate Mike a former state and from an ally of former House Speaker Billy a Democrat who might switch parties and George Strake of another potential is chairman of the Loeffler broke no new ground on his I am com mitted to taking a very serious look at the gubernatorial Just as Mike just as Kent is and as other he I will be contacting I am seriously considering the possibility of running as our gubernatorial candidate in Loeffler He opened his speech by welcoming Hance to the Af he would not talk about Hance as a potential primary op Loeffler said decisions by other possible candidates would have no bearing whatsoever on whether he would Im delighted that Kents come Its a pleasure to have worked with him in the now we will work basically the way we have in the but well be on the same side of the he Loeffler said his candidacy See Page 12A CISD sets final push for bonds By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Less than a week stands between Comal ISD and a million bond and Superintendent Bill Brown said he has a good feeling about the Im calling this countdown I probably wont be worth shooting all running around doing lots of Brown But I feel good about the and what makes me feel good is the way everybody has worked on CISD patrons will vote on million in facility improvements for the districts nine campuses The proposal is an allor nothing proposition with only FOR and AGAINST listed on the The pace for district officials has been hectic in working toward Saturdays with board bond issue workshops and various speaking Brown alone said he had talked bond issue with different groups in over 60 meetings since Its banquet time and well have someone at eacli one of them to just remind people to vote and answer any questions they might have about the bond Brown Meetings earlier this month at Smithson Valley High School and Canyon High School brought together volunteers to help keep the com munication Brown Theyre responsible to go into their and speak at or serve on telephone All except for the areas where voting boxes will be open Saturday with people there to answer any Brown Polls will be open from 7 to 7 Polling precincts with corresponding places are Bulverde Middle School Smithson Valley High School Startzville Store Comal Elementary School Bracken Volunteer Fire Depart ment Canyon High School and Mountain Valley Based on his past Brown said opposition to bond issues usually surfaces about two weeks prior to the Im not aware of any organized opposition he but theres always going to be some who vote against And I respect their Lakers romp The Los Angeles Lakers turned game one of the Western Con ference finals into a track as they blistered the Denver Details in Todays Weather Partly cloudy and warm af ternoon will prevail today with a 20 percent chance of rain tonight and The afternoon high will reach 89 and the low will drop to about Saturdays high was 87 and the low was The sun will set tonight at and rise Monday at Water Watch Comal Canyon Canyon Dam outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level BUSINESS 266 up 4 411 down 16 518 samel 624 67 down 03 down CLASSIFIED 81 4B COMICS 3C CROSSWORD 1C DEAR ABBY 3B DEATHS HOROSCOPE 3C OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 79A WEATHER 2A   

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