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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 1, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Local Man in sexual assault See Page ZA 410 MOSS MICROPLEX r Canyon MITCH WOMBLE vvaTer canyonoutfit BOX 45436 Wfitch EdwardsAqu TX 75245 Canyon Lake down Work continues on drainage Whitewinged season cancelled for 85 Page 8A New Braunfels New Texas Thursday August 25 Cents 18 Sections Capturing history Artist Dan Burt tries His hand at capturing a little bit of history as he paints the First Protestant Churchs Day Care The artist found a shady spot in front of to paint the Drainage ordinance work continues By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Although some questions still the city and a special committee are closer this week to agreeing on a drainage ordinance for the It was a productive said City Manager Joe Michie of Wednesday nights workshop bet ween City Council and the drainage It was a good exchange between the Council and members of the draRiage committee and the developer We have a direction of where we need to be going in drainage planning and drainage The drainage ap pointed by City Council last recommended in December that the city pass an emergency drainage ordinance and complete a master drainage which would lead to a permanent Prior to the passage of the emergency developers followed drainage regulations set forth in the citys subdivision or since builders and developers have reported difficulty in complying with the ordinance and in the Comal County Builders Association called for a moratorium on the emergency The association requested it be in place until the city conducts a drainage study and hires a fulltime city Responding to the moratorium Michie said in July that the city should not act on the request until the drainage committee has specific recommendations about new Drainage committee chairman Gene Rutherford agreed last May that there were some problems in enforcing some of the stipulations of the emergency And he presented Council with a list of six recom including the development of an interim or See Page IDA Accident claims mans life By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff Writer A 64yearold Spring Branch man died in a onecar accident about 2 Wednesday at the intersection of 281 and FM Richard Falas Garcia of Star 1 Box Spring was pronounced dead at at the scene by Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart who ordered an The car ran into a tree beside the but the car did not appear to be going over 30 said Trooper Tun Jackson of the Department of Public There were no no skid and no apparent So we arent sure of the exact time of the and we dont know the he Stewart said the car could not have been going very fast because the tree Garcia hit was three feet in but the pickup had only minimal damage to The steering wheel was thats about Jackson Stewart said the accident could not be certain to have caused the death under these and Travis County Medical Examiner Roberto Bayardo will make a Garcia was traveling south on 281 when he left the road 200 yards south of the ComalBlanco County A truck driver spotted Garciaa car beside the road and stopped at a highway department construction site near The flagmen at the See Page 10A Loeffler picks campaign head AUSTIN AP Tobin prominent South Texas rancher and former close associate of Bill will head a statewide gubernatorial campaign committee for Tom it was announced Clements ap pointments will be chairman of a steering committee of Texans for Loeffler which sup ports Loefflers pending guber natorial according to Richard director of the Cochairman will be Holly secretary of the Texas Republican Party who served as cochairman of President Reagans campaign in Texas and that of Phil I am convinced that he Loeffler is the best possible candidate the Republican Party can field to defeat Mark Armstrong We in Texas are fortunate to have someone of Toms character and leadership abilities seeking the Armstrongs is a former cochairman of the National Republican Party and former ambassador to bond issue update presented By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Architect Mike McChesney didnt let money stand in his way at Tuesday nights Comal ISO He gave CISD trustees a progress update on the districts million Gramm seeks to prevent AUSTIN AP Phil Gramm is making a federal case out of the Federal Election Commissions attempt to in vestigate his 1984 campaign FEC officials say a preliminary probe showed evidence of discrepancies in campaign fund raising and They want to take a more detailed but Gramm has filed suit asking a Dallas federal judge to bar the Larry Gramms press said Wednesday there were clerical errors in the voluminous campaign finance Hut there were m major violations of election ac cording to Neal ang Jameg the Washington lawyer who filed toe on behalf of ign committe reports came to the FECs at tention after Donna Mobiey of former director of Texas Common filed a complaint last before the The commission staff suaded the commission that there was to there were A full audit was But on June Gramm filed suit in District Court in alleging the deadline had passed for FEC to audit his IW4 campaign The campaign committee will respond to specific but It dpesnt M audit Is i Thjwe were what amounted to errors in the ggujaj gj with I lot of volunteers WW i tot flf mUUnn WpW aod the bff cljilfn have little to say Lerner of the FECs general counsel The sixmember commission is made up of three Republicans and three The allegations against the Gramm campaign include charges that it mishandled donations to a joint fundraiser breakfast at toe Republican National Convention in Dallas An FEC staff report said at least one contributor did not realize that some money from the Presidential Nomination Breakfast Sail would go to Gramms Orajam committee ap to have deposited these Into committees ac count instead of them te Separate joint fundraising aewunt as the report 4 review of reports does Wt appear to indicate how or When tbs camnjittee distributed FEC report said the trw hamt Democrat yw bond then got his check for completing 35 percent of the required plans and That check was the second CISD payment to the Austin Bradley and McChesney The first was for for preliminary work up to May when SMI plant meltdown controlled By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Redhot metal melted through a furnace at Structural in Seguin Wednesday spilling through three floors of grating and piling about 18 inches on the ground No one was injured in the incident which occurred about said McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department Chief Guy I dont know why it but it melted through the side of the fur Weldon said there were no major flames when his about a But there was lot of he The McQueeney crew was assisted by the Guadalupe County tanker which is housed in The main problem was that it the melted metal was right next to some argon compressed gas bottles and we had to cool it and the bottles so they didnt Weldon The chief said it took crews about See SML Page CISD patrons passed a million bond issue by almost a threetoone McChesney said the would be rebated throughout the term of the contract over a twoyear Were working on a percent so you take the total amount of construction times and the is deducted from the total he The payment was post poned at a July 16 board because of what trustees called poor Were not questioning the amount of work thats been Its more about the Board President Leroy Goodson All of this is owed by the district as part of the overall and well have to pay But wed like to delay it until we have the bond Goodson The bond sale is scheduled for McChesney said the eight new classrooms at Bulverde Elementary got off to a slow start due to the and lagging behind on the general contractors But the pace has picked up the last three Their intent is to be completed by the time school and there is a chance they may be able he Wall installation at Mountain Valley School is also behind but could be finished by next Our intent is to issue plans by McChesney We should be able to meet that In other action Tuesday the See Page 10A Inside Todays Weather The forecast for today is partly cloudy and hot with temperatures reaching the upper90s and dropping to the mid70s Humidity was 82 percent this morning with a low of Wednesdays high was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at Stalemate Talks aimed at averting a Major League baseball stiifce flitted and the two sides met today merely to decided when to meet If an agreement is not the players will wall out Thurtday CANYON z P i J 5 to SPORTS
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