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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 16, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 6 0 Sports American League faces 7th game See Page 9A Water Watch Comal cfs down 62 Canyon 732 cfs up 527 Canyon cfs down 11 Edwards down Canyon Lake level up Local GuauJupe reserves wont receive pay See below Its apple See Page 1B New Braunfels Herald Mew Texas Wednesday October 25 Cents 34 Sections Body identified as American man Syria AP The body of an elderly man that Washed ashore near the Syrian port of Tartus is that of Leon the American passenger who died aboard the hijacked Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro last the Embassy said The body aboard a special Alitalia flight for where officials and Italian authorities are to conduct an autopsy to determine how Klinghoffer We have confirmed that the body is that of Leon em bassy spokesman John Burgess told There apparently were two gunshot wounds in the Burgess but he did not specify where the bullet wounds The body arrived at the airport in a wooden coffin draped in the It was escorted by Ambassador William Eagleton and Syrian military Reporters and photographers were not allowed near the Soon after the plane took off at a Western who spoke on condition he was not said Klinghoffer had been shot once in the back of the head and once in the The four Palestinians who hijacked the Achille Lauro last week have been charged by Italian officials with murdering the 69yearold but judicial sources have quoted them as denying the Burgess stressed that there still has been no autopsy to determine the cause of noting that Klinghoffer could have died before he was The Palestinian Liberation to which the hijackers claimed to has said who was confined to a could City sets record in absentee voting By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer New Braunfels residents set an record for the city bond If absentee voting numbers are any the turnout for Saturdays city bond election will be As of 5 when ab sentee polls closed at City 454 voters had cast their ballots in the million bond issue There is a possibility that 17 more absentee ballots will be mailed back to City Hall by said City Secretary Bonnie The newfecora teat the old record of 370 absentee votes set in April when voters rescinded the 2 closing hours for bars and approved a 40 percent homestead Saying that the proposed bond issue has sparked a lot of City Manager Joe Michie noted the absentee total is a good I hope we have a big turnout he Michie and other bond backers will be holding a neigh borhood meeting in the Holy Family Catholic 245 tonight at to discuss the bond issue and present a slide The eightproposition bond ballot will mean a 12cent increase in the citys tax which would add about to the taxes paid by the owner of a Citizens will vote on each of the eight items Proposition one Fire station improvements or in additional taxes for the owner of a Proposition two Civic Center improvements in additional taxes for a Proposition three City Hall im provements million in additional taxes for a Proposition four Street im provements million in taxesfbra Proposition five im provements millionij in additional taxes for a Proposition six Parks im provements million in additional taxes for a Proposition seven Golf course improvements 75 cents in additional taxes for a Proposition eight Olympic pool bubble in additional taxes for a The polls will be open from 7 to 7 at four locations District Lone Star School District First United Methodist Church District Braunfels Presbyterian Church District Eagles Guadalupe reserves will get no pay as security officers Staff writer SEGUIN Guadalupe Count Sheriff Melvin Harborth said Tuesday that no reserve deputies will receive pay for work as security The sheriff received notice Friday from the Texas Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Board that they had received a complaint about the reserve officers working at the Guadalupe County Harborth said the county would have been in violation of state law if it had paid the four reserve deputies working at the He said the reserve deputies volunteered their time to fair It is against the law for reserve deputies to work as private security agents without being certified through this agency of private in vestigators and private security said Cloma director of the state See Page 14A Inside Todays weather Cloudy and cool conditions con tinue today with a 20 percent chance Of rain There is a 30 percent chance of showers tonight and CLASSIFIED69B COMICSjZC CROSSWORD70 DEARABBY46 OEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 1Q Back from the past DERYL Cents the horse parks at an expind meter Braunfels after traveling with his horse through downtown earlier this week as he waits for his the Midwest and the Rocky Mountain states Boyd said he came to New for eight have died of a heart The body was brought to Damascus from Tartus on Tuesday and Western diplomatic sources and a physician said it appeared to have been in the sea for at least a week before washing ashore They said it had been ravaged by fish and See Page 14A Seguin bans billboards By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SEGUIN The Seguin Council voted Tuesday to adopt a 60 day limited ban on building signs and billboards in the The council passed a resolution stating that no permits shall be issued for building signs and billboards within and around the citys downtown historic district for 60 days beginning Offpremises signs can not be built within the city during the The council passed the resolution by a 52 vote with Councilman Jack owner of Shanafelt Ad The city council also appointed a committee to draft a sign Seguins city an attorney representing Seguins two sign companies and a representative from the group to preserve the citys historic were appointed to the Bill an attorney from San representing Shanafelt Advertising and Seguin Outdoor said the two companies are in favor of a sign ordinance in especially in the historic Kaufman said he was opposed to a ban unless the city already had a sign ordinance Dont do something in a rush that would put these people Seguins sign companies out of he Dont run the responsible guys out of business because some people from out of town have come in and put up billboards where they shouldnt Council members originally proposed a ban on all new signs for 60 Shanafelt told the council he felt a complete ban would hurt new businesses because businesses just opening would not be able to identify The council expressed concern over the fact that San Antonio has entered into a temporary ban on sign and billboard NBISD awards contracts for Mill Street building renovation FOOD 16B ROBOSeOPE 7C OPINIONS 4A SPQ8TS 911A STOCKS 14A By LIUIAN THOMAS Staff writer New Braunfels ISD board awarded bids Tuesday to three separate contractors for plumbing and mechanical work on the old high school building on Mill The building will be known as the Education Center when it is It will house ad ministrative offices for the In each the low bidder received the contract with only one other bid The total of aU three came to which more than the estimated Earlier bids were rejected as too The specifications were rewritten to eliminate some of the a drop which brought the price Steve Tillotson with Andrew Perez Architects recommended the board accept the three low bidders Gua da Coma Mechanical bid Myers Plumbing bid and APS bid on the electrical One bidder offered on both the mechanical and plumbing con That price was more than the combined low The two bids on tte electrical contract were separated by about the company that was awarded the architectural will oversee these subcontractors and will receive a percent fee for binding aad supervising the Superintendent Charles Bradberry In other the hoard voted to spend on new equipment for the biology department and for the chemistry depart The biology department needs 30 new microscopes and the cabinet they would be stored The chemistry department requested for additional for equipment and for said Lonnie assistant superintendent of Some of this is due to the increased number of students taking these courses because of House Bill In other Bradberry See The old high school on Mill Street will be renovated   

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