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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Pages 2 A New iSi new I exas Slagle pushes for Democratic votes November BySAMHOUKE Stall writer SEGUtN Bob chairman of the Texas Democratic told area Democratic leaders Thursday that they are going to have to make every vote count in the 1986 Slagle said that while he knows the Guadalupe and Comal counties area is largely the Democrats will have to make sure that every eligible voter M have a special admiration for Democrats who live in an area with a significant number of Several people active in the Comal County Democratic Party were at the An assortment of elected officials from Guadalupe county along with several candidates for a variety of positions attended the meeting of the Guadalupe County Slagle told those present that the Democratic Party should stay away from labels of conservative and 1 expect people to argue reasons rather than he The fact is that the Democratic Party is a party of lots of and there is not always agreement in the Democratic Slagle said the disagreement within the party is Thats what democracy is all he Part of our image of always argu ing and squabbling is he Of the Republican primary race for Slagle said the party leaders have said competition is good for the Republican Party but it could wind up fragmented before the general Slagle said he thinks television has changed politics and change has not been for the I think my grandfather cast a wiser ballot than most people In the old candidates had to go out and the people got to see them and compare them on the he But TV has changed the way people Today people too often base their political decisions on a 30second slick TV Following Slagles Sporty Garcia of San Antonio in troduced himself as a Democratic candidate the District 21 senate seat soon to be vacated by John an worked as an aide to Mark White when he was Texas secretary of Garcia worked helped develop bilingual voter registration cards and the toll free telephone number for voters that appears the Judith vice chairman of the state Democratic was also a Laredo is also a candidate for the District 21 senate NBISD to consider custodial contract Stall New Braunfels ISO board will consider a contract with Service Master Management for custodial and maintenance ser vices at its meeting Tues The school board studied Service Masters proposal nine months visited other school districts that have hired the company and the companys research and talked with school officials who use Superintendent Charles Bradberry We looked into this originally as a cost containment and all of our research has led us to the conclusion that we will save money with this Bradberry Immediately they could save us the cost of hiring one air conditioning person to maintain our equipment and the four employees we need to hire to clean the new the superinten dent Service Master would train an employee already On the schools payroll to work as the air conditioning maintenance the superintendent Also because the equipment that they bring with them is the most uptodate in janitorial three people rather than four would be needed to clean the elementary Bradberry ex Then the school could have one employee from each school moved to the new school rather than hir ing new Service a management brings in a manager from its organization to oversee the maintenance and janitorial crews at the But we would have veto power over anyone they bring in as Bradberry We also decided that we would keep the janitorial supplies as a separate bid so that Service Master can compete with any other vendor for that Service Master met with the school district employees in maintenance and janitorial ser vices and presented their plan and answered all their One thing that employees like about it is that Service Master trains them in many mak ing them more skilled Bradberry Also on the the voca tional nursing program will be transferred to Phillips College in San part of the Alamo Area Community College This transfer is an ad ministrative but the pro gram will continue to operate in New Braunfels as previous interviews have City finds no violation by trucking company bu By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer PreKminary research by the city shows that there are no violations of state air quality rules by the Kraft Trucking 1170 Gruene despite allegations to the con On a representative of the Texas Air Control Board conducted an investigation in response to a com plaint concerning excessive dust emissions from truck traffic travel ing Torrey Street to and from Kraft Trucking stated a letter from the air control board to City The TACB letter says dust has col lected along the paved road and trucks passing over the road cause dust to rise into the air and drift into nearby The dated gave the city 10 days to describe measures to control the dust emission A reply from City Manager Joe dated I would like to interject that after receipt of your an onsite investigation of this portion of Torrey Street was made and resulted in finding no dust problems This portion of Torrey Street in our in clean and accep table and I might add was the roadway section leading onto the Kraft trucking operations proper Michies letter says the city will proceed immediately with onsite inspections and evaluations of the area research into possible zoning violations research into possible FEMA floodway violations and per diodic sweeping of this section of Tor rey Street leading up to the subject property on an asneeded Were trying to work with the pro perty owners as best we Assis tant City Manager Court Thieleman said were asking the state to bring a monitor down next time instead of onsite visits with no Thieleman said city research also finds that the Kraft property is not violating zoning regulations and engineers are looking into the possibility of any FEMA The city is considering working out some arrangement with the pro perty Thieleman well contact TACB again to see if there are any alternatives we can use to solve Weather Texas Deaths Scattered rain showers continued over sections of East and Southeast Texas Saturday as moist ulf air in the lower atmosphere was being lifted up and over cooler air at the high clouds covered much of the rest of Texas as a trough of low pressure developed over the southern the National Weather Service Afternoon temperatures had warmed into the 60s at most loca The raincooled air of south Central Texas kept the thermometer struggling in the while the mer cury had reached the lower 70s in the extreme Temperature extremes at 3 ranged from a chilly 54 at the states capital city to 71 degrees at In the forecast for North skies should be mostly cloudy to cloudy Sunday and Monday with scattered Highs both days should be in the with lows in the 50s and South Texas should be partly cloudy and cool through Monday with scattered Highs both days should be in the 70s and lower while lows should be in the West Texas should have cool nights and sunny days through Highs should range from the 60s in the Panhandle to the middle 80s in the Big Lows should range from the 30s In the far west and the Panhandle to near 50 Forecasts North Texas Occasional rain and scattered thunderstorms east and south and mostly cloudy remainder area Cloudy with a chance of showers east and partly cloudy cen tral and west Sunday night and Mon A little warmer through Mon Highs Sunday 69 to Lows Sun day night 54 to Highs Monday 73 to South Texas Cloudy and cool Sunday morning with areas of fog and Considerable late night arid morning clouds with partly cloudy afternoons Sunday through Highs Sunday mid 70s north to near 80 extreme Lows Sun day night in the Highs Monday upper 70s north to the mid 80s inland West Texas Fair cool nights and sunny warm days through Highs 60s Panhandle to mid 80s Big Lows Sunday night 30s Far West and Panhandle to near 50 Coastal Marine Port Arthur to Port OConnor Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots near 15 knots Sunday and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 feet Areas of drizzle dense fog Sunday Isolated Port OConnor to Brownsville Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots Sunday and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 feet Areas of drizzle and dense fog Sunday Isolated Roy Waldo Luersen Services for Roy Waldo of 1030 Hayselton in New will be at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Monday with Mason Gaston Parson Burial will follow in Comal Ser vices will be in Masonic style with Masonic graveside died 15 at his Luersen was born 1910 to Alwin and Hilda nee Mosier Luersen in New He mar ried Stella nee Bremer Luersen in New Braunfels on He was a lifetime New Braunfels resi Luersen was a retired aircraft mechanic for the government and he was a member of the First Protestant United Church of He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of New Braunfels and Her mann Sons of New Survivors include his Stella Luersen of New Braunfels one Louis James Owen of Seguin and one The family has requested that in stead of memorials may be made to the Hospice of New Braunfels or New Braunfels Masonic Lodge Vincenza Spano Services for Vincenza of 11904 Glenda Court in will be Tuesday at DaileyMurphyWisch Funeral Home in Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in died 15 at Colonial Manor Nursing Spano was born March 1895 to Giacomo and Rosa nee La Grutta Parrinello in She married Paul Spano who preceeded her in death in Spano was a homemaker and Survivors include one James Spano of Austin and three grand Melanfa Schwab Services are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Melania of 821 81 West in New Braunfels died 16 at Colonial Manor Nursing AUTO WERKS PROFESSIONAL OEM CRUISE 179 oo 00 REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER 00 DELAY WIPERS ARA 6x9 TRIAXIAL SPEAKERS 69 oo 59 00 HP4200 ETR AUTO CASSETTE EXPIRES I2I985 CRUISE CONTROL INSTALLED POWER LOCKS REAR DEFROSTER POWER to thru 786 CASTELL UNIT C MIKE TAYLOR 6295417 TIM STOLINSKI Climb ahead at your PUBLIC LIBRARY ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Most people are very careful 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yeartodate payment in Garden Ridge is compared to at this point in The yeartodate payment in Cibilo dropped 22 percent from to The November check to that City was compared to the 1984 check for Marions check was for this up from last years check for That citys yeartodate pyament is up 26 percent from to Schertz is collecting more sales tax this year that citys most recent check totaled compared to the check last The year todate payment is up 27 percent from to Seguins check totals for September up from collected during the same period last That citys yearto date total has increased 10 percent from to San Marcos is experiencing a 21 percent increase in its yeartodate payment the most recent check brought that payment up to compared to last year at this when the payments totaled The November check for San Mar cos amounted to which is up from the check last year for ttoraldZeltung USPS 377880 If you have not received you paper by Tuesday through Friday or by ca 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 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