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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 MI CROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX 75245 Local NBISD hires truant officer See below Cornal Canyon uuil Canyon outflow WatCh Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level of same same down Sports Local subvarsity football results See Page 7A Maryland court Sue handgun distributors see page 3A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 196 Friday October 25 Cents 34 Pages3 Sections Shiites claim to kill hostage Lebanon AP The Lebanese capitals leading independent newspaper said today that Shiite Moslem terrorists claimed to have killed American hostage William Buckley in retaliation for Israels raid on PLO headquarters in The said it received a statement and photograph of Buckley from the terrorist group Islamic or Islamic Holy which it published Islamic Jihad stated it has carried out the AnNahar said in an ac companying about 100 most of them were evacuated from their embassy in west Beirut seven hours before a deadline for a threatened suicide bombing of the The bomb threat was made Wednesday by an anonymous caller who said he spoke for the Islamic Liberation the group that claimed responsibility for kid napping four Soviet diplomats on Monday and killing one of The guarded by 150 heavily armed Druse militiamen and Lebanese riot left the embassy in three Police sources said they were heading for the Syrian but some militiamen said the buses were headed for the Beirut The statement given to written inungrammatical Wedeclare that in revenge for the blood of our we announce the execution of the resident American intelligence agent in the Middle East and the first political officer at the American Embassy in William right after the publication of this The same text appeared in a leftist Theyre telling us that by the time we got the paper out hed be said an official at who spoke on condition he not be AnNahar said the statement and in which Buckley looked pale and were delivered to the newspapers West Beirut office at 1 Residents hear defense on tax hike By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Five county taxpayers showed up at Thursdays public hearing on the 6cent tax Thats more than has shown up before to a hearing on the County Auditor Bate Bond said after the Comal County Commissioners had the public hearing because they raising the tax rate up to cents per Any tax increase of more than 3 percent requires a public and any tax increase of more than 8 percent allows taxpayers to ask for a rollback according to Texas Taxpayers have 90 days to gather signatures of percent of the registered voters in the county to oppose the tax said for mer commissioner who attended the Commissioners explained the reasons for the But persons who attended were con cerned with their ability to and had few specific criticisms of how the money was I understand we probably do need these But if we cant afford to pay where is it going to come from Heitkamp Im not saying this for any political reason because I dont want to sit in your place The taxpayers pointed out that not just the county taxes were in but all of the governmental entities were having tax The increase from school bond the jail bond election and the proposed city bond election were brought But what you have to remember is that on each of these bond elec the voters favored these types of And if the jail had been built 10 years before it would have cost the county Clark He also defended the present explaining the need for road law enforcement and debt with a very few in creases in other I have some figures that may help yqu to Commissioner Jumbo Evans If you take the entire criminal justice system the the the See Page IOA Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for sunny skies becoming fair tonight and Todays high should reach the upper falling to the upper 50s tonight and back up to near 80 on Winds will be light and southerly shifting to the north at 25 miles per hour tonight A Jake wind advisory is also in effect today for gusts up to fxits tests High school juniors in all area high schools were given the legislativemandated exit tests Tuesday and Wednesday of this Bob Bakers class at Canyon High DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG School is busily completing the test See Sundays HeraldZeitung for local reactions on the new testing set for election By SARAH DUKE Staff writer David a leader in the move to incorporate Saltier turned in a final map of the in corporation area to the Comal County Commissioners office this morning which allows an in corporation election The map includes extra acres in the incorporation area that were not the original The amount of land included in the current incorporation proposal is two square Backers of the incorporation added the additional acres after discovering that the original map included less than two square The Texas Municipal League allows an incorporated village to be two square County Judge Fred Clark said last week that he did not have the authority to call an in corporation election for an area less than two square The areas added to the proposed incorporation area include more land west of the Guadalupe River between the second and third crossing on River Thompson said the incorporation backers had originally planned to include this land and the residents on These residents were included in the original census of the Sattler We felt like it was only fair to take them in so that they can have a voice in the Thompson See Page 10A City recreation finds place on bond issue EDITORS NOTE This is the fifth in a sixpart series explaining the up coming million bond to be put before the public By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Providing recreational facilities for the citizens of New Braunfels is what the final three propositions on the 19 bond issue ballot are all Proposition six million will refurbish five parks proposition seven will complete cart path and irrigation projects at Landa Park Golf Course and proposition eight will buy a removable cover for the Olympic The dollar figure for park im provements included in the sixth proposition bounced up and went back down before the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board agreed on Original suggestions for the park proposition totaled million for redevelopment of Cypress Bend and Ernest Eikel development of a West End and acquisition of land for a future sports Bond committees last February then added three more parks to be to bring the total to But by the addition of work at the golf the pool and revitalization of HEB soccer Ernest Eikel field and Haymarket along with the acquisition of land for future parks pushed the total to The Parks and Recreation Ad visory Board again reviewed possible parks projects and came up with the five parks recom The board agreed to hold off on the purchase of land and use bond issue money to beef up existing Golf course improvements and the pool cover were not recommended by the parks but were included in the bond issue at the request of City Heres what the Proposition six projects look like Camp Comal Athletic Park to remodel the ball fields to allow for a Softball fourplex and a Babe Ruth baseball field to better utilize space at the just off Kuehler The new field says Softball association president Janice will allow for growth of the Softball which is at capacity In the spring there are 47 local Softball teams with about 20 players each to total 940 The winter league has about 38 When there are five games per night on one about people are at the More Lee will mean that games are finished earlier so nearby residents would not be disturbed late at The lights will be on an electronic timer and will be on only at certain See Page 10A i for fair high ngto up to 11 be ngto light isory up New Braunfels officer begins work today By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The first truant officer at New Braunfels ISD in at least three years begins work Miriam who has worked in child welfare and has attended law ha started just in time to help with the October She will work part time in the October is one of the two months that the state uses to determine a school districts average daily at April is the other ADA The ADA figures determine how much money a school district receives from the The truant officer is not going to ride up and down streets trying to catch kids out of Superin tendent Charles Bradberry She will he working with a list that we prepare from our absence Besides the importance of October Bradberry the truant officer was also hired because of another requirement of the education reform House Bill With the fiveday absence rule we have to get to the student quickly or he will already have to he held Bradberry Five excused absences are all that a student is allowed per semester and still be able to We need much quicker in tervention to be able to save the child from being held back under HB Bradberry The idea of a truant officer was first suggested by Trustee Agujtaajgg Nayo Zamora when he was for his present beard See
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