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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung October 10, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas inside Toda y's w ea ther Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers through Friday. Southeasterly winds with highs in the 80s and lows in the 40s. High Wednesday was 80, low was 74. Fire Safety Tip Do you know E.D.l.T.H ? The New Braunfels Fire Department recommends that you learn to use E.D.l.T.H. (Exit Drills In the Home). Make an exit plan for your home and practice it! It can save your life or the life of a loved one. CLASSIFIED COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 3B DEAR ABBY 3B HOROSCOPE 3B KALEIDOSCOPE 1B OPINIONS 4A OUTDOORS 9A SPORTS 7 8A STOCKS 10A WEATHER 2A Sattler s name changed in incorporation ballot By SARAH DUKE Staff writer Backers of the effort to incorporate the Sattler area have moved to change the name of their village from Sattler Village to the Village of Canyon I>ake David Thompson, a leader in the incorporation move, said Wednesday the name was changed because people identify the town as the Canyon l^ake area rather than Sattler “The bank is called Canyon I .ake Bank, we get our mail sent to Canyon lake, we thought it would be easier to have the town named the same," Thompson said. "I originally wanted it named Canyon I .ake.” Thompson added that some of the longtime Stillier residents wanted the town’s name to be Sattler. The name was changed last week when the application was refiled with the Comal County comnussioners. Thompson said the incorporation backers decided it would be easiest to change the name before the area is incorporated if it is in the Nov. 5 election. Thompson said he discussed the name change at a meeting of the Guadalupe Valley River Association. He said the majority of those pr esent wanted the name changed He also said he talked to several business people in Sattler and he said most were in favor of the name change The town of Sattler was named for William Martin Saltier, an early resident of the area Thompson turned in a petition with the names of 30 residents to the commissioners. He said legally they were required to have a petition of at least 20 residents to file for an incorporation election. The village’s boundaries were expanded last week when the petition was refiled. Maps filed with the commissioners indicate that the boundaries were moved to include more land west of the Guadalupe River between the second and third crossing on River Road. The Canyon l^ake Volunteer Fire Department’s station was also included in the proposed city limits when the boundaries were changed. The Village of Canyon laike is the name printed on ballots for the absentee voting which begins Oct. 16. House set for Nation textile bill fight See Page 3A Kristin Tomas, left, Adrian Whatley and Alyssa Whatley play at Hinman Island Park, which was finished on April 12. The park was formally dedicated Wednesday afternoon with appreciation given to former members of City Lf St* KRIfWALDT HERALD 2f ITUMG Council and the parks board and to members of the Comal County Builders Assocation, Noon Lions Club, Rotary Club, and Wurstfest Association for their support and money donations.Inmate attempts suicide By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A 19-year-old inmate at Comal County Jail was transferred to San Antonio State Hospital Wednesday after attempting suicide and threatening to try again. Mario Valadez, 19, charged for burglary of a habitation, had covered up the television monitoring his cell and tried to hang himself Sunday, jailer Rick Alvarez said. “As soon as he covered up the monitor, the officer here in the control room yelled for assistance,” Alvarez said. And when an officer got down there, Valadez had got something around his neck and was putting pressure on his neck, but he was still conscious.” Valadez was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and examined, the jailer said. No injuries were found. When Valadez returned to his cell, all materials that he could possibly use to hurt himself with were removed from his cell, Alvarez said. “But he kept threatening to kill himself.” Alvarez said. “I guess he was depressed or wanted attention. The next day we called in a psychiatrist, but tie didn’t improve He got pretty belligerent, telling us we couldn’t keep him from killing himself if he wanted to.” Wednesday the psychiatrist decided to have Valadez transported to the state hospital. Man no-billed in accident SEGUIN - The Guadalupe County Grand Jury no-billed the driver of a pickup truck who struck two joggers Aug 6. killing 11-year-old I^eah Calhoun of Glendale, Ariz The grand jury found no evidence that the incident included any criminal action Anthony Brian Davis, 17, was driving the pickup that struck i>eah and her sister, Rachelle Calhoun, 15, while they were jogging on the Texas 123 bypass bridge in Seguin, l^ah Calhoun's body was thrown over the bridge and into the Guadalupe River. See Grand Jury. Page SA Water Watch ___DALLAS, Comal Rive r    264    cfs    (down    4) Canyon inflow    I /0 cfs (down 6) Canyon outflow    148 cfs (down 2) Edwards Aquifer ...... 624.52    (same) Canyon I a1 level . .    90/    90    (up    04) 410 texa "Jo! boxTE-?INcla™ 10/22/8* ^AMERICAN MICROFILM 454 36. TX 75245 Local Od tiio» . .ame changed on ballot See belowParks board supports recreational issues in bond election By DANA OVERS!Rtf T Staff writer Members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Hoard this week discussed the parks pi ojeets included in the city’s $11.40 million city bond issue election. Gathering after the dedication of Hinman Island Park Wednesday, the board announced its support of the entire eight-proposition bond package and talked about parks projects. Board member Craig Sagebiel took exception to a recent statement made on a local radio show that the parks board has not done its homework about the parks projects. “We have spent an enormous amount of time and effort with physical site inspections of all the parks,” he said We fun .* d* alt v. it) engineers for many Ikiuix o d a are the beginning we have done our sh.r *• of the work ” Board chairman Carl I -\ tit;* ti the appropriation of $84a od !• Camp Comal Athletic Park ti to be include a softball four pl*\ i • baseball field “I know there ha-* beth comment about the trai t a Ii* ! But, the amount of traffic won t be increased that much And the dust will be eliminated by putting in parking.” The park will be closed and lights will he automatically turned off at a certain tune each night, Fox said Hoard member Irma Alvarado r- sponded t i a rec ent accusation that the park situati*»n in the West End has been ignored in the bond issue election. ••Before, we hail neglected Eikel Park, but with the proposed park. I feel we are gmn to meet Pie desires and needs of the pe« pie, she said The bond proposes the expel liture of $150,000 to add picnic table units, playground equipment, a picnic shelter and a basketball court Many residents of tho neighborhood met in February and said they wanted a neighborhood” park, with no athletic fields Board member Sharon Phair addressed the need for improvements at Cypress Bend Park $004.500» “Cypress Bend, for the seven years I ve been on the board has always come up," she said “It’s been a problem area It s been hard See Parks, Page SA American killed on ship PORT SAID, Egypt (AP) -President Hosni Mubarak said today the four hijackers who surrendered after terrorizing more than 500 people aboard an Italian liner have left Egypt and are the responsibility of the PLO. The Palestine liberation Organization has not confirmed it has custody of the pirates, who are accused of killing an American Jew during their two-day seize of the Achille I.auro in the Mediterranean Sea. The passengers were aboard the blue and white cruiser, which steamed into Port Said early this morning, nine hours after the hijackers surrendered Up to 511 people, including an estimated dozen Americans, were held hostage Mubarak told reporters in Cairo that Egypt allowed them to leave Wednesday night on the basis of a report by the captain of the Achille I*iuro that everybody aboard was unbanned. Officials later learned the pirates had killed a 69-year-old partially paralyzed American Jew. In a brief interview broadcast on NBC-TV today, Mubarak said: "... we started to make some negotiations when we understood that there was nobody killed on board the ship.” He added that rather than endangering the people aboard the cruiser, “ we accepted to take these people (the hijackers) and send them out.” “They left the country,” Mubarak said when asked about the status of the four hijackers. “I don’t know where they go.” Asked if the hijackers are in Tunisia, the headquarters of the Palestine Liberation Organization, he replied: “In Tunisia? Maybe in Tunisia.” He said they had become the responsibility of the PLO. In the Tunisian capital, PIX) See Hijackers, Page SA Extension service cuts 4-H agent position By SARAH DUKE Staff writer Budget cuts could leave Comal County with only one agriculture extension agent instead of two Bill Schumann, county agriculture agent, said Thursday that he has been notified from the Extension Service office in College Station that Mike Barbour’s position has been eliminated. Barbour has been a county agent in Comal County since January 1981. Among other duties, he has worked with the 4-H program in the county which includes about 400 children. If the extension service cannot get enough local funds to keep Barbour’s position, the other extension agents will be in charge of the 4-H program. Julie Johnson, home economics agent, Debbie Williford, program assistant for home economics, and Schumann are the other agents in the county. Schumann said that Barbour’s position will not receive state funds after August 1986. He added that he is hoping to get enough local funds to keep Barbour at work. The extension service is funded cooperatively by state and local funds, said Ronnie Jackson, fiscal director of the extension service. The county commissioners decide how much to pay the agents from county funds. County Judge Fred Clark was out of town and could not be reached for comment this morning. “There were substantial budget cuts (to the service) in the last legislative session,” Jackson said. See BARBOUR, Page SA New Braunfels Raw Braunfels. Texas Thursday October 10,1985 25 Cents 18 Pages — 2 Sections Unicorn cross country aims for state meet, see page 7 A ;

  • Adrian Whatley
  • Alyssa Whatley
  • Anthony Brian Davis
  • Bill Schumann
  • Carl I
  • Craig Sagebiel
  • David Thompson
  • Debbie Williford
  • Fred Clark
  • Hosni Mubarak
  • Irma Alvarado
  • Julie Johnson
  • Kristin Tomas
  • Lillian Thomas Staff
  • Mario Valadez
  • Mike Barbour
  • Rachelle Calhoun
  • Rick Alvarez
  • Ronnie Jackson
  • Sarah Duke
  • Sharon Phair
  • William Martin Saltier

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: October 10, 1985

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