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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Weather experts doubts about new system LONOVIEW AP The National Weather Set vices new radar designed to cover the country like an has serious snags that could leave large areas of the United including parts of out in the some radar experts See Page 3A Bentsen plans to raise earnings limits WASHINGTON AP Lloyd Bentsen said Saturday he plans t6 introduce legislation that would allow older Americans to keep more of their Social Security See Page 6A frf A tenes WOH fifSt NCAA baseball title 3rummett tied a record with his third College Series win and Pat Meares hit a tworun homer in a 53 victorV over errorplagued See Page 11A New Braunfels Getting her hand in 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377880 Zeituno t77880 5126259144 Sunday June 1989 50 Cents Four 42 Pages Board By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees approved the 198990 budget and tax rate during a special meeting but not with out negative input from the The 198990 tax rate was estab lished at per a percent increase over last years tax Lonnie assis tant superintendent of indi cated that 82 cents will be designated for maintenance and operations and only 24 cents will be used for debt The new established at bears an increase in expenditures of Included in these increases are a salary increase for teachers across the board with a 3 or 5 percent pay increase for all other Other increases in expenditures include the hiring of 17 additional people and expenses incurred in operating a new elemen tary I dont know what we can do to control our said President Bob Everyone in the district tried to keep their figures He added that the addition of a new school as well as the expansion and upgrading in the high school account for many of the Trustees approved the budget with only one Charles superintendent of suggested salary increases of only for those employees who topped out the pay See Page 2A budg Figures show NB1SD one of poor districts New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees increased its property tax rate Friday much to the disapproval of some local tax payers who are caught between want ing a better education for their child ren and not wanting to pay more for In justification of the Lon nie assistant superintendent for presented figures during Fridays tax and budget meeting that indicate NBISD is one of the poorer districts in the area if not the One figure that placed NBISD below other districts in the area was City counting on Tami SchaferVtorkson acupiluring a workshop in anticipation of the Magical CJjifd Creative Workshop at Buck Pottery in The workshop is sponsored by New Braunfels Childrens Museum Photo by Deryl Clark By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Stand up and be counted because New Braunfels mayor wants to break the population mark when the 1990 census rolls I think this is one of the key fac tors future of our community obviously for the next said Mayor Doug Miller about the upcom ing The twoterm mayor recently attended a conference in Galvcston concerning the 21st census and came back home to get the ball He plans to organize a local committceto educate the public on the importance of the I felt like it was an inherent duly of mine to get involved for the benefit of our he besides I think its something The sent out by the Department of every provides demographic infor mation to state and federal govern ments to accurately allocate money for governmentdependent organiza tions and The Equal Opportunity Com mission uses dcnsus figures to deter mine where the minority population The Federal Emergency Man agement Agency uses the information to plan for evacuations during Census totals also are used to dcter See Page 2A Workers heading into neighborhoods The Census Bureau will soon be sending temporary workers into neighborhoods across the country to complete checking and rechecking of housing unit addresses in preparation for the 1990 Census day is April 1990 and about 100 million questionnaires will be delivered to housing units nation wide by late March Accurate address lists are vital for prompt delivery and to monitor the return of completed census forms through and See Page 2A County commissioners vot ed Thursday to hire a Southwest Tex as State University professor as a per sonnel consultant for the The county will pay Howard Bala noff to perform such duties preparing an employee compensa tion and classification updating the personnel policy manual and forming a comparative study of salary levels with other relevant A personnel appointed by County Judge Fred recoiri mended at the June 1 commissioners court meeting that Balanoff be They commissioners are aware the employee policy manual is out dated in some respects it needs to be Clark said There is a need to do equity among all the employees and work out some kind of compensation and classifica tion plan and evaluation of the employees The personnel committee consists of Sheriff Jack County Engi neer Tax Collector Assessor Gloria County Fred Clark and administrative assistant Mary Hostages reported in Iran LONDON AP The Observer quot ing unidentified reported Sunday that six Western hostages in Lebanon five Americans and one Briton have been moved to Iran to ensure their The weekly identified none of the Americans but said the Briton was television journalist John Quoting unidentified sources in Damascus and it said McCarthy and two of the Americans were disguised as injured transferred to the Syrian capital May 24 and flown to The newspaper said three of the seven other Ameri cans abducted by Iranianbacked Moslem extremists since 1985 were moved to Iran on May The Observer quoted the sources as saying Irans interior AH Akbar decided to move the hostages after intensified fighting between Moslems and Christians since March that has left hun dreds of people The newspaper said Mohtashami has powerful leverage with Lebanese kidnap was snatched by gunmen as he See Page 2A Chinese arrest protest leaders whats m a name BEIJING AP TAuthorities on Saturday beean a BEIJING AP Authorities on Saturday began a nationwide political announcing the arrests of VOICC TrUStratlOn mpre than 600 students and other participants in the movement for Leaders of the student campaign in Beijing and officials of independent labor unions in the capital and Shanghai in the staterun news Other protest were ordered to surrender themselves to police or face serious Scores of people also were arrested in the provincial capitals of She Changsha and Disturbances broke out in all pf these cities last The arrests came as authorities intensified a propaganda campaign that blamed troublemakers and counterrcvolu for confrontations last weekend in which the Peoples Liberation Ajmy killed hundreds of unarmed See Page 2A BEIJING AP Students whose stubborn calls for democracy brought a military crackdown that left hun dreds dead said Saturday they were still trying to under stand what happened and ride out a campaign of political Im just trying to leave the one Beijing Uni versity student said For more than years Chinese have put up with governments like It will take a long time to The mood of confusion and frustration on Beijing col lege campuses contrasted sharply with the spirit one week when most students were confident the government would have to bend to their demand for Then came last weekends military assault on student protesters in Tiananmen Square in which nearly 300 peo See Page 2A Back to nature Workshops bringing wildlife closer to students Parks and Wildlife pepart njent and ifee Safcri Clubs of Texas now sponsoring woikshopS to Sbjow teachers how to bring iheir stu closer to Project Wild is an interdisciplinary and supplementary environmental and enervation education tp Texas Parks and Wild Designed for teachers on the ary and ssMafaty the Plgrajn provides instructional activi the students learn more a Project Wild Workshop was held on the banks of Cibolo Creek in Approximately 40 teachers from New Boerne and San Antonio Susan Cur tis and Penny Jost from Comal Elementary were present as well as Betty administrator Of Water Oriented Recreatipn I am really impressed with the Walls I am going to recpmraend that the as a part pf pur educational help facili tate Project Wild Workshops being taught here in New Both the Wildlife and Aquatic guides with their lesson back ground information and evaluation have been classroom tested to ensure their effectiveness in accomplishing their stated objectives at the grade level Walls indicates that WORD and Friends for Rivers a npnprofit envi ronment group are Ipoking at the workshops in the belief that conser The old familiar round Gutf signs that have seen few changes through the years are being taken down to be replaced by Chevron The 2A company acquired Gulf Oil and is phasing out the round total cost per Out of 13 area NBISD placed 12th at in below the state average of Alamo Heights paid more per student than any other district at The lowest amount paid by a district was per student by Comal ISO paid per student and placed In NBISD teachers made on the average while the states average salary In a comparison of 17 other area See Page 2A Good day Today will be mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers in the late afternoon and The high temperature will reach into the low 90s with the overnight low dropping to 75 Winds will be out of the southeast at 15 Inside 18D DEAR TV 2A Stammtisch i All former their fami teachers and trustees arc invited to attend the Danville School Reunion at the Comal County Sportsman Club on Kowald Lane June 25 from 3 to 7 Folks interested in attend ing are asked to bring chips and or Cof tea and eating utensils will be For more call or Overstuffed bookshelves Recy cle those unwanted books by donating them to the Friends of the Diitlinger Librarys fall book sale at the Dittlingcr Memorial To have your books picked up for resale by call Lucille Douma at 6293048 or Blanche Sanders at The Class of 1959 is having a reunion July 1 and reservations are due by June Members of oilier classes also are Call Butch Ott at 6258031 or Sandy Schlameus at 6251428 for Colonial Manor Care 821 81 is hosting its first Fishing Tourna ment June 17 at 10 It will be held on the back patio of the Where Thats the back Horse troughs will become the lake and will be stocked with twopound catfish ready to be What could be better than that How about a hot and and just right for frying those fish All the men at the center have invited their grandsons and so on to spend a special Saturday with them the day before Fathers Freedom from Fear is the topic of a workshop June 13 at at The 273 Mill Nick author of An Operators Manual for Successful will discuss the purpose and sources of tak ing command of and replac ing fear with The   

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