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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 23, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 267 MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 State on the rise See Pays BA Wrestling Going Page 5 Comal cfs down 62 Water Cahyori cfs down eoi Cafiyoh outflow cfs same Edwards down Canyon Lake down Area reveals New Braunfels Herald New Texas 144 Tuesday July 25 Cents 12 Sections Divers beware Bill public works director and press Debbie DeLbach and Mike Barbee inspect Heights cliff area Cliff crackdown nets 29 arrests By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Three law enforcement officers arrested 24 people Saturday and Sunday for trespassing on PreissJHeights Constable Werner Kiesling and deputies George Smith and Nelson Nolle put the word out to camp that they would be en nettrespassing signs this The cjty of Seguin which owns the property that the cliffs are wi put up eight new warning signs in June in an effort to save peoples The cliffs make a natural diving but this summer alone frm the cliffs ra 27yearold Chan nelview man and a 23yearold Spring One happened after the new sighs went Also in 1982 and 1981 deaths occurred at this location to cliff Head injuries and broken bones have also resulted from dives from the We told the camp owners to tell their people we were up there enforcing the Kiesling Word got out all along the We heard people Dont go up police are up Arrests began Saturday around 1 and continued until 7 the constable On Sunday the law enforcement officers began paUolling the area at 10 and kepi bringing people in until around 5 The point of the exercise was not to make a Kiesling If we can save just one persons it will be worth Comal jail certified By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The new Comal County Jail passed the final inspection by the Texas Commission of Jail Standards and the Certificate of Com pliance Robert New Braunfels resident and vice chairman of the gave Sheriff Walter Fellers the certificate after reading a short statement that recounted the history of the Comal County Calling the jail one of the most up todate jails in the Uhr in formed Fellers that Comal County was one of only 71 counties in Texas with a new The old Comal County jail was remodeled some time ago to meet the state Uhr read on there was a federal lawsuit against the district the sheriff and the com missioners court due to the con ditions in the Uhr recalled the passage of the bond issue in 1983 to construct the new jail to remove the court order that resulted from the The judges order limited the population of the old and the final settlement out of court enforced higher standards than the state required on the new such as a higher percentage of singleman cells and a required law library for Maurice an inspector with the had passed the physical plant in an earlier in spection with a few These like the missing fire had to be rechecked in this Wood said that the final inspection was always made after the jail was in operation because the inspection was of records and such as emergency exercise and medical We have 11 different plans they have to run through for mainly concerned with health and Wood And we have to assure that inmates are receiving con stitutional Commissioners Bill George and Jumbo Evans during Mondays jail inspection DERYL HERALDZEITUNG Reagan meets with Chinese president WASHINGTON AP President in his first highlevel diplomacy since his cancer surgery 10 days was receiving Chinese President Li Xiannian today to discuss a nuclear cooperation agreement and basic strategy toward the Soviet Officials said the longstalled nuclear agreement probably will be signed this although not by the two Reagans schedule for his meeting with the 76yearold Li has been somewhat abbreviated because of his White House South Lawn welcoming ceremonies for the Chinese leader normally heralded with military bands playing national anthems and booming cannon and gun salutes were to be cut back by about five minutes from the normal 30 The two leaders were to meet af terward in the Blue a formal reception room on the White House first accompanied by their top A senior administration official said the nuclear cooperation first initialed during Reagans visit to China 15 months would be discussed by the two but they would spend most of their time on broader issues like basic strategy of how we are both going to approach the Soviet SinoSoviet relations have im proved considerably in recent The two communist giants recently concluded a major trade and economic cooperation the who insisted on said the Reagan administration sees no cause for He said a reduction in tensions between Peking and Moscow makes sense for them just as uur current effort to engage the Soviets in a dialogue makes sense for The official said he saw nothing to block signing of the nuclear cooperation City decides Morningside area will stay zoned as residential Study identifies unsafe dams From staff and wire reports WASHINGTON AP Four years after a massive federal study identified unsafe dams in the United little is being done to prevent the type of tragedy that claimed about 200 lives in Italy last a dam safety expert Youre talking about hundreds of millions of dollars to upgrade said Joe director of Penn sylvanias dam safety program and head of the Association of State Dam Safety Little is being done to correct these according to who says the effort is being ham pered by a lack of federal Ensuring the safety of dams is a patchwork with states responsible for the bulk ot the There is no uniform safety tew and little federal according to Ellam and officials in In the Army Corps of Engineers annually inspects its earthen including the 200plus foot Canyon which was built in the early Pliil reservoir manager at the Canyon Lake Corps said he sees no safety problem with the Corps Theyre all under a Corps dam safety he Theyre all checked frequently for any developmental problems and potential I know of no state or nationwide Corps dams that have any Parsley adding that legislation may not be extensive enough to govern all the dams You have all types of dams built by private by in dividuals I suppose the legislation may not cover all these types of he Parsley also explained that along with the annual instrument tests to determine if the structure has a site test is performed every time a Corps employee is on the Every time were on it or we mow the back we look for any any stuffing any type of unusual Parsley Canyon Lakes earthen dam is the Corps tallest dam in he explaining that one side is simply dirt covered with The other is rip or which are piled up to break the waves and keep the water away from the A dam should settle alter the first few years and shouW not move Parsley The bridges will change position slightly according to One tem Federal agencies like the Corps o Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation look after the dams they but federal dams account See Page 2 ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer In a unanimous vote City Council agreed Monday night to keep 240 acres of newlyannexed land zoned for single family Another unanimous vote passed the second reading of an ordinance granting commercial zoning for three lots on FM Zoning recommendations on the 240 acres southeast of town had been back and forth between Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission for several months until when Council agreed on Rl single family zoning on the entire When land is it carries R 1 zoning until property owners request which classification they want on their Because Council did not change the zoning from there will be no more readings of the Planning and Zoning Commission in April recommended R2 single and two family zoning for the 240 apre which is bounded by Morningside FM 1044 and Green Meadows Following that Robert representing his mothers asked City Council for various including R3 and Cl local Because Pfeuffer had not been at the Planning Commission Council sent the matter back to the Commission for Inside Todays Weather Expect brief earlymorning cloudiness with partly cloudy and hot afternoons and a 20 percent chance of showers through Daytime highs will reach 95 with overnight lows dropping to Yesterdays high was 95 and this mornings low was Sunset today is at and sunrise tomorrow is at Top At the next Planning Commission Fred representing four landowners including Mildred asked for the various He suggested that land along FM 1044 be with singlefamily property abutting the adjacent See Page 2 Junior Olympics Region IX meet and a third is headed for the national meet in Page finished in the top spots at the AAU DEATHS OPINIONS I
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