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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 6, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Chairman favors cutting federal deposit insurance WASHINGTON AP Congress should consider lowering the federal deposit insurance limit now that the savings and loan industry bailout is in the chairman of the House Banking Committee See Page 3A District play begins on good note for SV Both Smithson Valley and New Braunfels won their opening District 284A volleyball matches Tuesday The Rangcrettcs downed Schertz Clemens while Unicorns polished off Canyon bombed Gerard in a nondistrict See Page 10A Its all balanced in the brown bag lunches NEW YORK AP You can get your child to lake his lunch to but can you make him eat MO o 9 n j g nf a healthful lunch may 101 be appetizing to See Page 1B EL TX New Braunfels ffi 213 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno 377880 Wednesday September 1989 25 Cents Two 20 Pages Wreck injures one Group calls for vote against CAD budget By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Taxing entities within the Comal Appraisal District begin this week taking for or the districts budget and a group of concerned citizens are encouraging citizens to contact local officials and persuade them to vote against the The proposed 1990 district adopted by the CAD board of directors shows an increase from the 1989 budget of But a group of citizens still are not happy with the A letter to the New Braunfels Herald signed by Margaret Raborn and Marie states five reasons why taxing entities should disapprove the The main reason is the proposed budget continues to fund the Texas Association of Assessing Officers private retirement which Attorney General Jim Mattox has stated is unau thorixcd because Lhe appraisal district is considered a political subdivision and shouldnt participate in a private See Page 2A Local officials express mixed reactions to plan Wet roads contributed to the wreck at the intersec tion of Walnut Avenue and West San Antonio Street this morning around Edward Fournier of San Marcos was unable to stop his 1982 Toyota pickup for the red light at West San Antonio Street and hit the 1986 Dodge Colt driven by Shirley Pol lard of New Braunfels as she was driving through the Pollard was transported with back and neck injuries to McKenna Memorial Hospital by New Braunfels Fournier was charged with failing to stop for red Photo by Deryl Clark Good day Rain continues to fall in the area today with a good more of the wet stuff through Todays high tempera ture will reach only 95 degrees and tonights low will be 75 Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Work on the Santa Clara drain age projects is closing down the intersection of Santa Clara and Mill Street from 7 through Emergency Communications Civil Defense and Rescue Club will meet 14 at in American Legion Post Home 179 at 410 The clubs work this year on River Road is draw ing to a close and the club sends out many thanks for the support and work done by everyone who helped At the 14 meet the work schedule for Wurs tfest will be Members and the public are invited to attend the For more informa call 6204550 or Christian Womens Club invites you to the 12 luncheon at Sputhbank The lunc heon will be catered by Popeyes Famous Fried Chicken and Jewelry made from bro ken pieces of china will be shown by Lynette Clauser of Creative Diane Hause will provide special The guest speaker will be Margaret Mosely from Luncheon reservations may be made by calling Reservations for the nursery should be made through Dena Wheeler at GermanTexas Heritage Society will hold its llth Annual Meeting in San Antonio 810 at the Menger Frances Heimer Harrison is general chairman of the Pounded in the society is a nonprofit statewide organization Sw 2A Council lookin for development By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Cities along the AustinSan Anto nio Corridor need to work together to develop the entire said Lee Austin mayor and current Corridor Council Cooke spoke before a group of loc al dignitaries and businessmen at a luncheon at the the Civic Center Tues New Braunfels Mayor Doug Chamber of Commerce Presi dent Tom City Manager Paul Grohman and County Judge Fred Clark were among those present to hear Cooke We are much stronger as a reg Cooke Not just not just San We need New Braunfels on the We need Com al County on the The AustinSan Antonio Corridor Council was active in the early 1980s but died out when the Texas economy Cooke is being credited with reorganizing the the council and brea thing new life into it after he became president with his election to the Aus See Page 2A As President Bush released his billion war on drugs strategy Tuesday from the White Comal County officials were watching closely at gearing up for a local fight against If were going to win this war its has got to be an allout American effort similar to what we had in World War II when we defeated the Japanese and the said New Braunfels Police Chief Burncy who spearheaded the Safe City said he was impressed with the Presidents but was hoping for more prison construction and the enaction of the death penalty for drug We really need to come in and take advantage of the death Bocck I would impose the death penalty on dealers that sell to people under 21 or sell within feet of any child care recreation or where children Comal County Sheriff Jack Bre a former employee of Cus Its the first real step Ive seen in a long Brcmcr said he questions the Presi dents plan to double federal funding to local law enforcement efforts to help finance a streetlevel attack on I really dont understand how the federal government is going to inter ject monies that will reflect directly into local law enforcement unless its through a grant program which would not be a longterm Brcmer I think the strategy is a big step in the right said Safe City Commission Director Don I think we must realize that it is not the cureall to our illness that our nation is facing as far as The war is going to have to start in the he People are going to have to become I think you can throw all the money in the world at this problem but I think what the President said last night as far as residents geuing involved is extremely Comal County District Attorney Bill Reimer called the strategy a halfhearted Youre going to do battle with this stuff or yourre Reimer Theres no halfway The peo See Page 2A Bush begins antidrug campaign WASHINGTON AP President Bush is embarking on a public rela tions campaign to sell his block by child by child war on but Democrats complain the bil lion program doesnt go far enough and relics on cuts in other federal programs for Unless the president suppons the tax increases that will be necessary to fight this the drug dealers are going to said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dan In his first primetime address 10 the nation Tuesday the presi dent held up a bag of crack cocaine seized across the street from the White House and declared drugs the gravest domestic threat facing our But he We can pay for See Page 2A Building Rain gear activity increases Building activity was on the rise during August with substantially more permits issued than the previous month and over the same period in The New Braunfels Planning Department issued 145 permits val ued at increasing from Julys 101 issued permits valued at During August the planning department issued 131 per mits valued at Three new commercial permits were issued last month by the plan ning A permit valued at was issued to Restaurant for construction of a restaurant at 1035 Interstate 35 Garrott Construction is the designated contractor for the Chefburger was issued a permit for a tenant finishout at 651 Highway 81 East Garrott Construction is the designated A permit for an extension office valued at was awarded to Comal County on Spirit Builders will construct the office at 132 Water Residential permits issued during August include Billy McDonald 1933 Lance Circle include 6foot privacy fence Bobby McNeill 836 Northstar Loop include 6foot privacy fence Purdum to head economic panel New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce President Tom Purdum was named chairman of an important com mittee of the AustinSan Antonio Corridor Council by the councils Austin Mayor Lee Cooke made the announcement during a luncheon at the Civic Center Tuesday before local dignitaries and Purdum will head the economic development committee of the AustinSan Antonio Corridor Coun The committee also will include industry and tourism It will give us a representation of the region also in terms of voicing the interests of businesses and public and private Purdum Cooke said he named Purdum to the post because of his experience with tourism and his insight into water and electric citing Purdums experience with the Lower Colorado River This committee is one of the most important committees of the corri Cooke EDMONSON Group pulling stops to attract conference Fifth graders Jimmy and Kayden Risinger spent their morning in rain The two are crossing guards at Carl Schurz and were prepared for the mornings sudden downpour which brought some muchneeded rain to the along with some humid The sometimes was expected to continue through much of the but was moving westward and may not continue this Temperatures will remain in the Photo bv Dervl Clark World leaders may be at New Braunfels back door next year if AustinSan Antonio Corridor Council President Lee Cooke has anything to say about Cooke said Tuesday after a lunc heon at the Civic Center the corridor council will have to pull out our political muscle to have President George Bush name San Antonio as the site of the 1990 World Summit According to Bush told European leaders he would like to have the next summit conference in Because Bush is hosting the 1990 summit he will choose the location of the It could easily go to Dallas or Cooke adding the selection of San Antonio will help show the region as a part of the new Cooke said approximately people will be involved in the summii as well as to American press The Corridor Council president indicated the region will put in a bid to help convince Bush to choose San Antonio as the summit EDMONSON
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