Tuesday, July 16, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 16, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 14 New Braunf els July Hazardous fumes force evacuation CEDAR Iowa AP Authorities urged thousands of residents to stay away from home today after a dense cloud of foulsmelling fumes from a smoldering plastics fire spread over the southern part of the Police had no figures immediately available on the number of people who left their but said there were no reports of serious The evacuation area extended about five miles south of the fire at foe disused Cedar Rapids Water Parking Continued from Page 1 Road than usual this even though the numbers were as high as they have been most weekends this Chief Deputy Brian John said that several tow companies had been put on alert and asked to keep tow trucks but none of the extra companies were Thats good news for but probably not real good news for those John I suppose we had no more than three Or four towings the whole The one river outfitter to protest the noparking signs in front of their Abbotts Rentals owned by Jane and Steve was the only dissatisfied merchant along River Road to be But Jane Abbott felt that many merchants were af There is no public access to the river at all Abbott And most of the camps and outfitters cant allow them visitors to use their facilities or they wouldnt have room for their own Comal County and New Braunf els are getting a bad she About every other person in Houston has bad things to say about coming and some come But we are hurting our image with I feel a lot of businesses will be and several I know opposed Why they had not come to the public Abbott had been because they were too busy or did not Several groups such as canoe clubs use the but have their own equipment and do not camp At least one of these clubs has talked about suing the Abbott The rivers oversight a group formed to address problems along the has been seeking a solution to Abbott County commissioners move to create a no parking zone usurped the groups People are offloading their canoes and tubes in the middle of the road so nothing is Abbott I feel a parking lot is needed at either end of River Other in dicated they felt differently about the new noparking The situation this past weekend was tremendously said Sue manager of Camp Hueco Emergency vehicles could have gotten We have been trying to find a solution for the past four or five and now we have Litton remembered seeing a pedestriancar accident several years but traffic was so blocked that no ambulance could get There may be a need for parking lots or a shuttle service like we tried to start two or three years said Betty owner of Texas Canoe Sierra Club members feel it is a public waterway and they ought to have egress and access to Until something is created I feel this has improved Walls said there was pubUc access along FM but no public Both Litton and Walls said their camps allowed people to put in canoes and tubes that they had not rented from them for a fee and allowed people to park for a Appraisal Continued from Page 1 review the terms of the lease and asked Moos to find out if there will be an escalation clause in the Seventyfive cents per square foot to me is a lot more attractive than the per square foot that was originally David I think perhaps we ought to meet with them again and see how far we can go with negotiating the Lewis opposed a move into the county If were going to pay per I personally think its For you could buy land and build an office and in 15 that would be he But the other Directors agreed to ask Commissioners to put the offer in noting the actual square along with the price and the lease Directors then will compare the cost of the move to the cost of buying g new The next Appraisal District meeting is Pollution Control said police Then were talking I would another five miles east and west in width in some Hansen Those areas evacuated included a Hawthorn Hills elderly housing a childrens home and a mobile home park near Highway At least seven people were treated and discharged from city hospitals after complaining of scratchy throats and burning The fumes apparently were created when firefighters sprayed water on a burning plastic dome at the plant shortly after it began about authorities About authorities decided that the fumes were suf ficiently hazardous to warrant an authorities At least 100 people took shelter at Taft Junior High some of them relocated from two other schools Wilson Junior High and Grant School when spreading fumes threatened the Many evacuees were staying with friends or relatives and some of them are just driving Hansen Ruling party wins in elections MEXICO CITY AP The Federal Electoral Commission announced a near sweep of congressional seats Monday for the long dominant Institutional Revolutionary In the first official results from the July 7 the ruling party won 235 the opposition National Action Party four and the conservative Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution An additional 60 seats of the 300 directly elected to the lower house of Congress remained to be An additional 100 seats will be apportioned later to the minority parties according to their relative The congressional voting the first national election since President Miguel de la Madrid was inaugurated in 1982 for a six year term accompany a sweep of state and local races for the ruling known as the The opposition has charged repeatedly that the outcome was determined by The PRI was declared the of ficial winner of six of the seven governors offices at stake and was expected to take the seventh when the final tally was revealed The wins included the hotly contested races in the prosperous border states of Sonora and Nuevo In which is south of the state electoral commission declared PRI the winner of all 69 municipal races and the 18seat state DELAYED BILLING CHARGE SALE 6 THROUGH SATURDAYCHARGE MAKE NO PAYMENT UNTIL V fc PRICE NAME BRAND SUIT SALE Palm Nino Cerruti and Jeffrey Names well 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