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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas m New Braunfels HeraMZeitung May 3A White warrte merchants to obey Texas Blue Law AUSTIN AP Merchants ought not jump the gun and immediately start opening on even though he intends to sign a bill repealing the Blue Mark White I would hope they obey the I think it would be a good example for and I would hope they would not break the law in anticipation of the signature on that White said The governor left little doubt during his weekly news conference that he would en dorse the measure to end the 24yearold Sunday sales ban and bring the state an estimated million in additional sales tax ofthatbll revenue a I intend to sign the he I have not made a complete review of all the details but Ive found nothing in it so far that would prevent my signature from being affixed to The Blue Law prohibits the sale of 42 items ranging from kitchenware to consecutive Saturdays and on effectively banning Sunday Almost as soon as the House completed action on the repeal bill stores began arnouncing they will start opening even though the repeal law wont take effect until Asked about those White said he wanted the stores to follow present I would expect our law enforcement of ficials to take whatever action is ap White Asked about the failure of many police departments in the past to arrest Blue Law White passed the responsibility to local Thats a decision thatll be made by the local ho The governor said the repeal legislation appears to satisfy his concerns about forcing Texans to work seven days a week or preventing them from observing religious services on I believe the law will protect against that he I am pleased with the protections that are given for the respect of our religious On other White Refused to say how the state will fund a million program to provide health care to poor I am continuing to work with the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the and every indication is that funds are going to be set aside for that he But when asked specifically where the money would come from in a year when it took lawmakers months to write a balanced White Im not going to tell Defended his record on taxes this During a special legislative session last White pushed through a billion tax hike for roads and school he We havent increased taxes during this I dont see any need for increased Said he hasnt made up his mind about signing a bill to require motorists to wear seat belts when Syria proposes peace as Shiites continue fighting Lebanon AP Syria proposed a threepoint ceasefire plan today as Shiite Moslem militiamen pressed their bloody assault on Palestinian guerrillas in Beiruts refugee Police said 25 people were killed and 198 wounded raising the fiveday toll to 226 dead and Dozens of bodies littered the streets of the camps and rumors of massacres filtered from the Five shells from the fighting exploded at Beirut about two miles south of the One hit as passengers left a Middle East Airlines flight from Witnesses said two airport em ployees were wounded and two Boeing 707s were damaged by Officials closed the Palestinian gunners in the hills unleashed another barrage of long range artillery and Sovietmade Grad and Katyusha rockets on Shiite residential districts ringing the The areas fire Kamel said the barrage set 15 houses on killing about 30 civilians in one apartment Police were not im mediately available for comment on that Lebanons stae radio reported that Syrian Vice President Abdul Halim Khaddani had negotiated terms of a ceasefire between representatives of the Palestinians and Shiites in Syria is the main powerbrokerln It called for an end to the com and for the Palestinians to turn over their heavy weapons and security arrangements at the Sabra and Chat ilia camps to the Shiitedominate 1 6th Brigade of the Lebanese Lebanons main Moslem said it endorsed the draft and Palestiniar spokesmen said they were studying the the a Palestinian who spoke on condition he not be identified said Its not going to The 6th Brigade has been fighting It3 an You dont turn your weapons over to an enemy unless yflure The beleaguered Palestinians shook off repeated charges by armybacked Amal militiamen during the There are perhaps 10 Palestinians a weary mili left in said iaman about one strongpoint as lie pulled back from a night of fighting to the camps edge They keep They keep com ng from House kills health regulation agency AUSTIN AP The sessionlong battle for abortion curbs has a crossfire victim in a House fight that also killed the state agency that controls health care Supporters of the Texas Health Facilities Commission tried to salvage the but The House voted 9849 Thursday against considering the Health Facilities Commission Barring a change before the legislative session ends that commission disappears Since the commission has dictated who could build nursing homes and other health The commission also must ap prove major changes in health Lack of regulation will mean money out of Texans according to Health Facilities Commission member Dora who said there will be hospitals like on every other street The abortion issue became tangled with the commission after prolife lawmakers decided against offering an abortion regulation amend ment to a Department of Health Prolife lawmakers did not appreciate the effort to use their issue as sugarcoating to prolong a commission many conservatives Bill called it a bid to salvage whats a lousy bill in the first House OKs ban on state income tax AUSTIN AP The House says Texans should be allowed to build themselves a ballotbox barrier to a state income Under a proposed constitutional amendment approved 10631 lawmakers would be barred from imposing an income tax without voter Sponsor Bill called it an effort to protect Texans from the ultimate We are going to let the people of this state say when they will have the income tax imposed on said The measure is headed for the where it is doubtful it can be considered before the session ends If it does get through the it would be placed on the November general election Texas is one of a few states that does not levy a personal or corporate income Haley acknowledged that Texas might someday need those but he said its a decision that should be left to the Teachers get free lunch period AUSTIN AP The Senate has given teachers something to look forward to next school year a lunch It also voted Thursday to make the late Martin Luther Kings birthday a state John president of the Texas Federation of While it may not seem like a big thing to the general teachers in the state of Texas will go back to school in September knowing that they will be able to take a much needed midday Cole said the federation had worked for 10 years to give teachers time off in their hectic school day to relax and eat The bill provides for a 30minute dutyfree lunch South Korean dissidents want protester restraint South Korea AP Two leading dissidents today urged restraint on student protesters who have barricaded themselves in the second floor library of the In formation Service building and vowed to fast to the The students are protesting a 1980 military operation in the southern city of Kwanju in which at least 191 people An anonymous caller to offices of foreign news who identified himself as a spokesman for the demanded the gover nment identify within 72 hours the person directly responsible for the military operation that crushed the Kwanju Unless the demand is a grave situation will and the government will be responsible for the the caller He said the protesters expected the United States to pressure South Korea to meet the students At least 60 South Korean students took over the library on demanding the United States with draw support of the apologize for an alleged role in the crackdown on the 1980 and withdraw all economic measures disadvantageous to the Korean according to leaflets they officials have repeatedly denied there was any in volvement or responsibility for what occurred at Unconfirmed reports said South Korean authorities had suggested action to end the library one embassy official said We are not asking any in tervention by any Korean In Deputy White House spokesman Larry Speakes said of the situation Thursday Our people there have encouraged dialogue and they would like to move this from more of a confrontational style to a Opposition lawmaker Shin Kiha told reporters that popular dissidents Kim Daejung and Kim Youngsam sent envoys to discuss the student siege with Korean and American government Kim Daejung returned home in February from two years of selfexile in the United Weather The collection of antique handmade furniture is exhibited in the historic Andreas Breustedt located on the Museum Utre by area see ofie fore in h zuttuiy 10 26 Museum Hours Tuesday 10 4 I 4 Mondays Holidays 10 4 Managed by the Heritage Society of New In Admission Adults Children ages 612 FREE Children ages 5 and under DRAW THE WEATHER SUBMITTED BY David Fifth Carl Schurz offshore along the upper Texas coast Skies were mostly clear over the High North Texas and East Texas overnight as high pressure continued to build south ward across the state Winds were generally light and variable across the state except for easterly winds of 20 to 25 miles and hour in the Guadalupe Mountains of tar West Texas Early morning temperatures were in the 60s and 70s except in the 50s over the Panhandle and the mountainous The early morning extremes ranged trom 52 a Marfa in the Davis Mountains to 78 at Brownsville and McAllen in the lower valley More widely scattered thunderstorms were expected this afternoon in South and along the coast Highs today weie expected to generally range m the 80s and 90s except for readings in he lower lOOs in the Big Bend Extended forecasts Sunday through Tuesday North Texas No ram s expected through Tuesday with warm days and nights Highs will be near 90 out west and rnid to upper 80s eisehwere Lows at nign wilt be in the mid to upper 60s South Texas Widely scattered rrostiy afternoon rhundershowers Monday and Tuesday Otherwise partly cloudy with warm nights and hot Lows in the mid to upper 60s Hill Country to the low and mid 70s along the coast and extreme south Highs generally m the upper 80s and iow 90s except in the mid 90s southwest Texas forecasts NORTH Clear and mild tonight Highs Saturday 86 to 91 Lows tonight 61 to SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and warm through Highs in the upper 80s north to the low to mid 90s extreme Lows from the 60s north to the 70s south WEST TEXAS Highs Saturday mid 80s Panhandle to lower 90s Concho Valley and near 102 Big Bend Lows tonight mid Panhandle to upper 60s Big Texas Torrents of rain drenched parts of the winter garden area of South Texas early flooding low water road crossings and lowlying areas and causing undetermined crop damage Growers were faced with the likelihood of having to replant spring crops in some areas The system mat unleashed the storms was nearly stationary over a small Other heavy thunderstorms scattered across the Rio Grande plains extending southward into Mexico Some very heavy thunderstorms were also Deing detected West Texas A chance of afternoon and evening mainly mountains Sunday through Tuesday partly cloudy with no important temoerature changes Panhandle Highs upper 80s to near 90 Lows mid to upper 50s South Plains Highs near 90 to lower 90s Lows atound 60 Permian Basin and Concho valley Highs near 90 to lower 90s Lows lowei to mid 60s Far West Highs lovvet 90s Lows lowet Big Bend1 Higns mid 80s mountains to around 100 valleys mainly 60s mountains to upper 60s Brought To You By MBankNew Braunfels A Momentum Bank Box 961 New Texts 78130 Member MCorp ana FDIC
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