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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 20, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Area Chamber gets favorable response Page2A Water Watch Comal cfs down 19 Canyon 138 cfs down 13 Canyon cfs down 6 Edwards down Canyon Lake level down Sports NB Babe Ruth AllStars win another one Page 5A Southwest Texas State University Southwest Texas Football Page 5A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 164 Tuesday August 25 Cents 16 Pages Sections Heat keeps water consumption high By staff and wire reports Four consecutive days of 100 degreeplus temperature readings across the including 101 readings in the New Braunfels area have kept air conditioning repairmen busy and water consumption officials Air conditioning repairmen say are working from 50 to 60 hours a week and cannot keep up with their work enough to please heated customers who demand immediate service when their air conditioning goes The National Weather Service said Mondays 104 reading in Dallas was the hottest of the The New Braunfels reading also set a record for the summer in this Todays forecast called for about 101 to 102 locally for a high and there is no end in sight for the miniheat Officials with New Braunfels Utilities said that the heat wave has produced just a little increase in water demands Some days residents just draw more than others and the past couple of days has seen a small increase in water Jesse with NBU The mercury reached the 100 degree mark or above each day between 8 and Then came a fourday break with readings at 96 and 94 before the current string started the National Weather Service The upper high pressure system is sitting right over Texas and it doesnt look like any big changes are coming said NWS meteorologist Joe The only source of forecasters is the low which kept the heat index in Dallas to a mere 108 The heat index is a based on temperature and which tells meteorologists how hot it really feels as opposed to how hot it really But once you get past its just Kopecek The heat doesnt go away at It was 95 at 11 in Dallas Monday and had dropped to only 86 at New had a relatively cool with the low reaching only 71 degrees early County to try for FM1863 project By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer If county commissioners can get the the State Depart ment of Highways and Tran sportation will widen FM 1863 from where it begins at Texas 46 to Raymond district manager of the San Antonio office of the highway gave the commissioners a summary of possible work his department would have funds for if the county could buy the at a recent workshop with county also men tioned that the county needed to come up with 10 percent of the fun ding for the rightofway along 281 from where it crosses the Guadalupe River to the Blanco County 281 is a fourlane divided highway through the county until it crosses the Guadalupe The highway department plans to finish the rest as a fourlane divided highway if the money comes through this Stotzer Trying to miss the cemetery on one side and Indian Hills on the other is going to make it more difficult to acquire the Stotzer But the longer we put it off the harder it Commissioner Bill George That area is developing with a lot of subdivisions and businesses on both sides of the Stotzer called FM 1863 the highest priority for the most of which has 6080 feet of rightofway now and will need 120 feet to get the highway department to take on that See Page 8A Tuesday The low tonight and early Wednesday is expected to reach only the mid Dallas water customers have broken daily water consumption records seven of the last 10 but city officials say theres no threat of a Dallas Water Utilities has no shortages and were not on any kind of said Dennis assistant director of the Water usage hit 539 million gallons on an alltime Allen Although figures were not im mediately available for Allen predicted it would be a record See HEAT Page 8A Beating the heat LESLIEKRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNG Hector and Rocky along with Samuel Campos have found one way to beat the heat wave the area and state have been experiencing the past few days stay close to the The youngsters took a break from swimming and tubing Monday afternoon to watch the ducks swim by at Landa Abilene man injured in hit and run By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer An Abilene man was sent to the hospital after a hitandrun driver knocked him over his vehicle as he changed a tire 1 Sammy Bond of Abilene was headed to a dog show in San Antonio with his wife and three children when their van had a flat tire on 281 near the intersection of FM Luckily his family were out of the car and away from the said Jimmy Bryson who responded to the accident with BulverdeSpring Branch He was knocked clean over his He was taken to Northeast Baptist Further details were unavailable at but the EMS and Department of Public Safety injury report listed injuries to his collarbone and DPS Trooper Joe Fedor received a description of the vehicle from the family at the The incident is still being in Mobile homes vandalized Three mobile homes on display in Indian Hills subdivision were broken into and with losses around officials The three homes belonging to Thomas Homes of Texas in San Antonio had been entered by breaking a window and then the intruder proceeded to break every object in the mobile homes the sheriffs offense report The breakins happened between 4 Saturday and 11 Patrol car has runin with deer A Sheriffs Department patrol car was put out of commission for a while Saturday when a deputy collided with a deer while answering a At Sheriffs Deputy Rene Vasquez was traveling on FM 3159 See Page 8A 1 f V Grant awarded James Texas State University senior and New Braunfels is the recent recipient of 9 Texas Academy of Science Undergraduate Research His research will deal with the development of an enzyme assay to be used to determine the effect of trace metal on production of Lovelace is the son of and Eldon Lovelace of New Officialsuse of planes questioned AUSTIN AP Taxpayers money is being wasted on free travel on state airplanes for state board members who say their time is sometimes too valuable to waste on commercial a lawmaker John Leedom is looking into the use of the states air Hes not impressed with what he has including board members who defend their free To make the argument that its just for your schedule is even more said They should be advised when they are appointed the responsibilities of the I know what it costs my company for me to be involved as a state But the chairmen of the Board of Human Resources and University of Texas regents say the free plane trips are In the past the Department of Human Resources spent to use its eightseater plane to shuttle Livingston Kosberg between his Houston home or Dallas business and Austin whose state job carries no was the sole To attract many people to work in state government and be as active in state government as I you have to offer them some flexibility in their said chairman of First Texas Savings I go commercially whenever I but if it means saving an hour or an hour and a half by flying a state Im going to do he told Fort Worth Jess chairman of a Dallas mortgage banking company and unpaid chairman of the University of Texas agrees with During this years legislative taxpayers spent for a state plane to carry Hay between Austin and Commercial airlines could have provided the same flights for about ac See Page 8A Inside Todays weather Sunny and hot today with high up to 101 and a low in the mid 70s Mondays high was a record for this Low was Sunrise will be at Sunset tonight will be Insurance battle Governor Mark White wants the state insurance board to take another look at lowering workers com pensation insurance See Page Budget time Schertz City Council wiU consider the adoption of a million budget at its meeting See Page CLASSIFIED 57B COMICS 34B CROSSWORD DEARABBY 2B DEATHS 2A HOROSCOPE 28 OPINIONS II STOCKS SPORTS 68A WEATHER 2A
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