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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Nation Hduse set for textile bill fight See Page 3A Watur Watch Comal ds down 4 Canyon cfs down 6 Canyon cfs down 2 Edwards same Canyon LaKo level up f10 TX Local changed on ballot See below Unicorn cross country aims for state see page 7 A New Bratmfels Nfw Texas 200 Thursday October 25 Cents 18 Sections American killed on ship PORT 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 The Palestine Liberation Organization has riot confirmed it has custody of the who are accused of killing an American Jew during their twoday seize of the Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean The passengers were aboard the blue and white which steamed into Port Said early this nine hours after the hijackers Up to 511 including an estimated dozen were held 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 Lauro that everybody was Officials later learned the pirates had killed a 69yearold partially paralyzed American In a brief interview broadcast on NBCTV Mubarak said we started to make some negotiations when we understood that there was nobody killed on board the He added that rather than en dangering the people aboard the we accepted to take these people the hijackers and send them They left the Mubarak said when asked about the status of the four I dont know where they Asked if the hijackers are in the headquarters of the Palestine Liberation he replied In Tunisia Maybe in He said they had become the responsibility of the In the Tunisian PLO See Page 6A Extension service cuts 4H agent position By SARAH DUKE Staff writer Budget cuts could leave Comal County with only one agriculture extension agent instead of Bill county agriculture said Thursday that he has been notified from the Extension Service office in College Station that Mike Barbours position has been Barbour has been a county agent in Comal County since January Among other he has worked with the 4H program in the county which includes about 400 If the extension service cannot get enough local funds to keep Barbours the other extension agents will be in charge of the 4H Julie home economics Debbie program assistant for home and Schumann are the other agents in the Schumann said that Barbours position will not receive state funds after August He added that he is hoping to get enough local funds to keep Barbour at The extension service is funded cooperatively by state and local said Ronnie fiscal director of the extension The county commissioners decide how much to pay the agents from county County Judge Fred Clark was out of town and could not be reached for comment this mor There were substantial budget cuts to the service in the last legislative Jackson See Page SA around Cristin Adrian Whatley and Alyssa yvhatley play at Hinman Island which was finished on April The park was formally dedicated Wednesday afternoon with ap preciation given to former members of City LESUE Council and the parks board and to members of the Comal County Builders Noon Lions Rotary and Wurstfest Association for their support and money Inmate attempts suicide By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A 19yearold inmate at Comal County Jail was transferred to San Antonio State Hospital Wednesday after attempting suicide and threatening to try Mario charged for burglary of a had covered up the television monitoring his cell and tried to hang himself jailer Rick Alvarez As soon as he covered up the the officer here in the control room yelled for Alvarez when an officer got down Valadez had got something around his neck and was putting pressure on his but he was still Valadez was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and the jailer No injuries were When Valadez returned to his all materials that he could possibly use to hurt himself with were removed from his Alvarez But he kept threatening to kill Alvarez I guess he was depressed or wanted The next day we called in a bithe didntimprove He got pretty telling us we couldnt keep him from killing himself if he wanted Wednesday the psychiatrist decided to have Valadez transported to the state Man nobilled in accident SEGUIN The Guadalupe County Grand Jury nobilled the driver of a pickup truck who struck two joggers killing 11yearold Leah Calhoun of The grand jury found no evidence that the incident included any criminal Anthony Brian was driving the pickup that struck Leah and her Rachelle while they were jogging on the Texas 123 bypass bridge in Leah Calhouns body was thrown over the bridge and into the Guadalupe See Grand Page 6A Parks board supports recreational issues in bond election By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board this week discussed the parks projects included in the citys million city bond issue Gathering after the dedication of Hinman Island Park the board announced its support of the entire eightproposition bond package and talked about parks 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 We have spent an enormous amount of time and effort with physical site inspections of all the he We have dealt with engineers for many hours and since the beginning we have done our share of the Board chairman Carl Fox justified the appropriation of for Camp Comal Athletic which is to be include a Softball fourplex and a baseball I know there has been some comment about the he the amount of traffic wont be increased that And the dust will be eliminated by putting in The park will be closed and lights will be automatically turned off at a certain time each Fox Board member Irma Alvarado responded to a recent accusation that the park situation in the West End has been ignored in the bond issue we had neglected Eikel but with the proposed I feel we are to meet the desires and needs of the she The bond proposes the expenditure of to add picnic table playground a picnic shelter and a basketball Many residents of the neighborhood met in February and said they wanted a neighborhood with no athletic Board member Sharon Phair addressed the need for im provements at Cypress Bend Park Cypress for the seven years Ive been on the board has always come she Its been a problem Its been hard See Page 6A Inside Todays weather Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers through Southeasterly winds with highs in the 80s and lows in the High Wed nesday was low was Fire Safety Tip Ds you know The New Braunfels Fire Department recommends that you learn to use Drills In the Make an exit plan for your home and it It can save your life or Sattlers name changed in incorporation ballot CLASSIFIED 518 COMICS 4B CROSSWORD DEAR ABB Y HOROSCOPE 38 KALEIDOSCOPE 18 OPINIONS 4A OUTDOORS SPORTS STOCKS 10A WEATHER BySARAHDUKE 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 David a leader in the incorporation said Wednesday the name was changed because people identify the town as the Canyon Lake area rather than The bank is called Canyon Lake we get our mail sent to Canyon we thought it would be easier to have the town named the Thompson 1I originally wanted it named Canyon Thompson added that some of the longtime Sattler residents wanted the towns name to be The name was changed last week when the application was refiled with the Comal County Thompson said the incorporation backers decided it would be easiest to change the name before the area is incorporated if it is in the 5 Thompson said he discussed the name change at a meeting of the Guadalupe Valley River He said the majority of those present wanted the name He also said he talked to several business people in Sattler and he said most were in favor of the name The town of Sattler was named for William Martin an early resident of the Thompson turned in a petition with the names of 30 residents to the He said legally they were required to have a petition of at least 20 residents to file for an in corporation The villages boundaries were expanded last week when the petition was 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 The Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Departments station was also in cluded in the proposed city limits when the boundaries were changed The Village of Canyon Lake is the name printed on ballots lor the ab sentee voting which begins   

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