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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 Area Sohn urges public participation See Page 1C Lmm Comal cfs same Canvon cfs down 11 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake down Sports Football 1985 A look at the lineup See inside All three area teams have final scrimmages see Page 10A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Sunday September 50 Cents 68 Pages4 Sections Holiday death toll reaches 21 by Saturday By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two people drowned Saturday when their car ran off a Port Arthur area road into a helping push 3 wrecks mar quiet holiday So the Labor Day accident scene in New Braunfels has been fairly with the exception of three Its been but its all been routine stuff like traffic stops and the one major said a Comal County Sheriffs Department Two 15yearold males were in jured Saturday night when their off road fourwheeler on Old Cranes Mill Road failed to make a righthand Department of Public Safety Trooper Tim Jackson said the driver was evidently going too where he couldnt make the Jackson said the vehicle went straight off the road and into a then traveled another 50 to 75 feet before flipping The accident occurred about One of the was tran sferred to a San Antonio hospital with head injuries and At McKenna Memorial Hospital physicians were evaluating the condition of the other according to an emergency room See Page 16A the holiday traffic death toll to 21 by Saturday officials The Texas Department of Public Safety is predicting that 45 people will die by midnight Last 41 Texans were killed in holiday and five others died later of injuries suffered in the Labor Day weekend The 78hour holiday runs from 6 Friday through midnight I think were off to a bad DPS spokesman David Wells We have an added potential for more fatalities tonight and Sunday and when theres an increase DERYL HERALDZEITUNG Kevin NB Police Donald Zercher and Keith work with the unidentified victim of a motorcyle accident at Walnut and Kerlick of traffic homeward he To help motorists during the long the Texas Jaycees said they would operate more than 20 highway rest stops along interstates and other major The with free were to open at 6 Friday and remain open around the shutting down at 6 the Jaycees By Saturday Wells the official DPS death count was including Billie Crisp of Port Arthur and Lauren Jaye of Willis died when their vehicle left FarmtoMarket Road 365 west of Port Arthur Saturday Wells said Hamm apparently suffered a heart the vehicle ran off the road into a and both occupants Vernis Wilson of was killed in a collision on FM 75 in Princeton in Collin County Friday Emma Jean of Wichita was fatally injured when she was struck by a vehicle as she crossed a city intersectien Friday night in Wichita James Paul of died in a onecar accident Saturday morning about four miles west of Adrian on In terstate Clarence Arnold Moore of died in a threevehicle accident shortly after noon Saturday on FM 518 in Brazoria A 60yearold Morton resident was killed in a twovehicle accident seven miles south of Friona Saturday afternoon in Partner Leon and Ruby Reescano both of died when a train struck their van Saturday afternoon in Two other passengers were critically NBU working to obtain additional municipal water By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer One drinking straw into the Ed wards Aquifer isnt much insurance against going the aquifer is the sole source of water for New San Antonio and many other surrounding Thats why Elbert an Austin water rights will soon begin trying to amend existing permits for acre feet annually from the Comal River to be designated for municipal use rather than The Comal River is fed by the Ed wards Our title is clouded because of nonuse and the types of Utilities trustee Robert Orr Right all weve got is pipe At Thursdays Utilities trustees agreed Hooper should proceed in the amendment process after hearing the preliminary results of another study on surface water by Hunter and The surface water treatment study asked if Utilities should build its own treat ment plant or join with the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority GBRA in a regional facility on Lake Hooper was at the July 25 Utilities and warned that possible legal problems could crop up because of nonuse of the Comal River rights for industrial purposes since The majority of the acre feet goes to operate the Landa Park hydroelectric but the rest is permitted for the municipal water wells excavated at the headwaters of the Comal No use of that See SURFACE Page 16A Water upholds water sales limit Wishful thinking DERYL ZEITUNG David SpJelman of San Antonio looks longingly at some of hajwteraJted wooden toys which were part of the ans and crafts items on display at the New Braunfels Arts and Crafts Sale The annual sale was held in the New Braunfels Utility parking lot and drew a good crowd of local and outoftown holiday AUSTIN AP The Texas Water Commission has upheld its earlier ruling that the Lower Colorado River Authority must limit its water sales to protect a 1913 claim Austin has on Colorado River The action came Friday after rice irrigators and officials from counties upstream and downstream of Austin testified in support of the river authority and against the Water Commissioner Lee Biggart said he had some resentment that the LCRA has falsely sent out the alarm that the commission is trying to do something to the rice Biggart said the LCRA allotment of water is more than Earlier this the Water Commission decided that the citys 1913 claim to water was valid and could be used to guarantee the city the right to water until the year 2020 for homes and That water would come out of the flow of the rather than the water stored in the six Higliland Biggart said the commission decided the LCRA has rights to water that is available because of the system of dams it What we are saying is just because you build a couple of that you dont get to control every drop of water in the he See Page 16A Inside weather The rest of Labor Day weekend will continue to have sunny and hot afternoons and fair and warm Highs will reach the upper90s and lows will drop to the Sunset tonight is at and sunrise Monday will be at 7 09 School news The weekly informational columns from New Braunfels and Comal school districts detail information on the opening of area schools The columns cover everything from school opening times to school meal See Page ISA DEAR
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