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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 259 Area Incorporation gets the goahead See below Corjial cfs sarne Canyon cfs down 19 Canyon cfs down 41 Edwards down Canyon Lake level down Nation Shuttle finally makes a launch See Page 3A Dallas Cowboys defeat Chicago Bears See Page 6A New Braunfels MB MB New Texas 169 Tuesday August 25 Cents 14 Sections Whooping cough outbreak reported By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS One of the worst whooping cough outbreaks in at least 10 years has hit South but at least one health official says the outbreak may have been nipped in the There have been at least 128 cases reported in South with the bulk of the victims in Del Rio and San the state Department of Health I wish what caused the said Tom head of the 21county Region 9 of the state health We were just going over the statistics this he said I hope weve got it nipped in the bud but were not Region 9 includes an area bordered by Del Rio to the Seguin to the Cotulla to the south and Gillespie County to the Griffith said 67 cases have been reported in Val Verde County and 50 in Bexar Of the cases reported in Texas this Griffith said 90 percent have been in South The he are the most Region 9 has had in its history or at least in the last 10 Bob director of the im munology division of the state health said there were 60 pertussis cases reported last year in Of three he Griffith said the health department advertised free innoculation clinics in Del Rio last Free shots also have been available in San LESLIE Constable Rdel explains his proposed budget to County Judge Fred from and Commissioners Jumbo Evans and Yankee Sheriff may see pay raise By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Comal County sheriff be given a raise from up to and the chief deputy may receive a raise up to from That job sheriffs has been severely underpaid for If it had been anyone besides Sheriff Walter he would have been in here raising cain over what he County Judge Fred Clark said in a budget hearing But because of his he has just put up with Cterkwanteda bigger difference between the chief deputys salary and the chief investigators salary because of the difference in All of these in creases had been en last years and commissioners at that time could not understand the need to give these positions a sizeable Commissioners also discussed hiring two more replacing the investigator recently quit and supplying deputies wifli their supply their own I would rather do without one of the deputies than try to do without that the sheriff Commissioners had discussed last week giving the district at torneys office an investigator and See Page 8A Three injured in shooting By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A 19yearold Mexican who was shot in the chest Saturday night at Lukes Gateway Store in was listed in fair condition today at Medical Center James Burton of San Antonio was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly in connection with the His 27yearold Jill Lenore was arrested for disorderly and her young daughter was released to the custody of Morgans Comal County Sheriffs Rudy Rubio said Department of Public Safety Trooper Tim Jackson and Sheriffs Deputy Jeff Pickett stopped Montgomerys creamcolored Buick just minutes after the The car was headed north on Highway 281 about onequarter mile south of Highway 46 when it was Rubio said the shooting incident started as an apparent fight in the store between Montgomery and the 19yearold Witnesses said the 19yearold picked up the last cold sixpack of and that caused tempers to He the Mexican national walked outside and was hit in the face with a Rubio He was then shot once in the upper left See Page 8A CISD proposes 21cent tax hike By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal ISD trustees have adopted a million operating budget for the 198586 school which includes a proposed tax hike from cents to per About 20 patrons came to Monday nights special meeting to ask questions about the and complain about rising taxes for all One patron I think what were trying to say is were hurting on What youre hearing from us is to keep everything to the bare Superintendent Bill Brown said the 198586 budget was as bare bones as it could In my 22 years in ll as a Ive never gone through a budget like this day and night to see what could be done for the My hat really goes off to this he ad If about 23 cents of that tax rate would go toward See Page 8A New Braunfels gives OK for interim drainage ordinance ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer A special committee studying ways to eliminate drainage problems in New Braunfels received the goahead Monday to prepare an interim or dinance for the The drainage ap pointed by New Braunfels City Council last recommended in December that the city pass an emergency drainage The group also suggested that the city conduct a drainage master which would lead to a permanent Then in committee chairman Gene Rutherford reported that there were some problems in the en forcement of the emergency or And in following complaints from builders and the Comal County Builders Association asked for a moratorium on the emergency ordinance and called for the hiring of a fulltime city Earlier this Rutherford and his committee presented council with suggested changes to the emergency including the develop ment of the interim drainage or the establishment of an interim drainage and the employment of an And Rutherford asked for and received direction from council to finalize the draft copy for presentation to council at its next In other council learned that work could begin this week on the widening of a drainage structure between Old McQueeney Road and FM It looks like one of those cases where what will help the developer will help the city to the tune of saving about that would be spent out of the drainge bond said City Manager Joe Michie said a nearby who will do the also needs the dirt to raise his There is virtually no city expense except for grassing and seeding on he agreed 5tol with Councilman Max Winkler voting no to un derwrite the Sesquicentennial Committee for County Commissioners already have agreed to the same We need to have the assurance that its there so See DRAINAGE Page 8A CAD approves budget wont use annex ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer Comal County Central Appraisal District Monday finally approved a 1986 budget one that is lower than the first proposal and higher than the 1985 The new budget goes into effect District directors also agreed again Monday not to seek space in the Comal County courthouse The first presented as in included provisions for two new appraisers and a merit pay and an increase in rent or building purchase The approved budget of includes in the salary ac count originally was proposed which will pay for a new clerk and some merit pay No new appraisers will be The original submission for the rent account was but that was pared down to in the approved Paul mayor of Garden sent the directors a second letter stating the opposition of that council to the Garden Ridge is one of the districts 10 taxing en The letter opposed any increase in budget over the 1985 figure of Also the directors agreed to continue looking for more space for the growing appraisal district offices and to not accept an offer from Comal County In the directors emerged froma twohour closed session to decline commissioners first offer of square The second offer was for no more than square feet at a cost of per square foot per In that cost of utilities and janitorial services would be caluculated on a pro rata basis and the district would pay for 18 employee parking The appraisal now housed in square pays 44 cents per square foot per month and per month for sewer That rent is See Page 8A Inside Todays weather Sunny and hot weather continues today with less than a 20 percent chance of rain through The high will be 100 with the low at Mondays high was 100 and the low today was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at Holiday weekend With the Labor Day holiday weekend coming officials with the Department of PuWic Safety are estimating that 45 people will be Wiled on the states highways and See Page Incorporation gets green light County Judge Fred Clark received the legal opinion on the Sattler in giving that election the green We have been given the goahead to have an election in dark i The county had hired Harvey a lawyer who has handled many city to make sure all the requirements had been Hardy wrote that the number of signatures was sufficient and as long as the correct number of residents had been counted within the cor poration all was As county judge it is your duty to determine without regard to other possible defects whether satisfactory proof has been made that more than 200 persons inhabit the Village of See Page 8A   

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