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   Seguin Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1975, Seguin, Texas                                r1 H i 4 v P V t raU SfeilflL utStpfii Pive rape u JfSR MWa investigated iff WflT Ifoft In tab nofie ftf WW sfid 3r of H seiftlS fence ft3eplRrg ahftual tuftey Mil alse VaMiUsm der desalted Vtfiods assets of tfte PSI tetef maw jus 2s ChMTOj tUat eatalftgue ffiis Weak ffitieft equipment SIS Ofm tvee t etiwte crime in mia tert ifi Mew Vbrkt But it may Be atatiaUea r bMir IMKIM Biit the statistics wefe eern two ygafg it Sfopg tip in Item monthly of Le 5f SB refistS efSed Valoaal police report HOW Segtiifi this Pfil Booklet ift other police work S tWied Mffelwi fO 4659 pelfcg Bfeduetd 19f4t ally nlgn year xor tnaipenoai Bureau ui mP dlss fsf M Bufglfirtt afid thgft headed the pubiieatiah in an tBl catalogue toSraSS 4 gfewth statistics gar t thraughout the of Nwtsete 60 ffijurfw 12 Suicide Attsfupis and 2sS Traffic Two bomb wsre Ift Items of Segulftpoliee what types of efimes are work during 1974 ineludedi eared with six in 1978 and Mm Bureau mveBiigaugn tor ev md w j s 10 Rcbb6f the previous two yeafs help us better prepare a program ies 6J cJfowth of most of tiUM Jrimv Citizens ask repair work on bridge Request that the Mdrflson Fails Bridge west of Seguiti be repaired has been taken under study by the Guadaiupe County Com missioners Court Located one mile north of Highway 90 the 46yearold structure spans the Gua daiupe River between Highway 90 West and IH 10 And some 150 citizens of the area near the bridge signed a petition seeking its repair presenting this document to the Com missioners in midDec of last year Costly Repair Commenting on the situation Judge Pat H Baker said late Wednesday The old bridge was condemned because its dangerous and could kill someone It would cost nearly as much to fix it as it would to build a new adding I doubt that another bridge will be built to replace that one because there are two operation near the condemned Cost of repairing the Morrison Falls struc ture was estimated at during the Com missioners Court meeting on July 8 1974 During that July session the Judge pointed out Even if we spend the money torepair the bridge engineers estimate that the bridges capacity will only be five Condemned Commissioners agreed to condemn the bridge during their regular session on Mon day Sept 9 1974 Meanwhile Harold Alves speaking In behalf of those who signed the petition said that we feel the bridge could be repaired and used for light He also pointed out that because the bridge is closed a twomile detour must be taken by residents of his area who work at Struc tural Metals Inc and by mail trucks serving that regioa Scilaiiij Only HOME ControlledHOME Printed Newspupef Published weekly Wednesday evenings at 1100 N Cimp Seguln f exw Annual SubscflpUon RutM In Countys In Tewij ttui of sddfess change to Box IJOO Seguln SS Entered u letond class at the Post at Texas under Act Of March Second class postage at Segulri Texts 18155 28 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS Election Set April 5 239 School suits Okayed by board A Taller House see WATCH THAT FIRST STEP off the front porch of the Joe DuBose residence in Elmwood Village because the ground is eight feet below Enjoying the view are sitting Sherri DuBose and Lisa Lange Standing behind them is AlisaDixon Gazette TOPIC OF FEB 4 MEETING Seguin 9s future water supply Answers Sought A public meeting to obtain Information on securing a firm and adequate water supply for this area has been scheduled for Tues day Feb 4 at City Hall during a joint session of the Planning Commission and City Council Norman Flaigg of the U S Department of Reclamation will be on hand during that session to answer questions about such mat ters and present his recommendations The reclamation Department is a division of the Department of Interior Joe Bruns Planning Commission Chair man has mailed Flaigg a list of pertinent questions and those include Can the water supply from the Gruene Well handle the increased need for water created by Seguins future growth and dev elopment Can the Edwards Aquifer be drawn dry How long could the Canyon Reser voir provide a source ot water in times of drouth A definite date for the forthcoming public meeting was set Tuesday during the regular Planning Commission session Conld pg 10 Seguin unsure of fund total Plans for allocation of the discretionary funds under the Community Development Act were outlined in a letter Mayor Koebig re i ceived Jan 6 from the U S Department I of Housing and Urban Development Richard L Morgan HUD regional adminis strator advised the Mayor Until the final regulations are issued and the amount of funds to be available for discretionary grants are known it is lit erally impossible for anyone to predict what cities or counties will qualify and the amount that any city or county might possibly re A town meeting had been hold recently at the Saegert Middle School for the purpose of identifying local projects that might qualify for the discretionary funds Those consist of some for this year Meanwhile Morgan added Any city or county or county official who incurs monetary or other ouagations to anyone in anticipation of a discretionary grant must recognize that he and his as sociates are assuming a very substantial risk with their constituents He added In early February 1975 Region VI of the Department of Housing and Urban Dev elopment through its Area Offices will be conducting a series of workshops in Ark ansas Louisiana New Mexico Oklahoma and Texas on Discretionary Grant regulations and Each of these workshops will be well publicized and you will be most cordially invited to attend the one servingyourarea In some of them State agencies and municipal leagues will also actively We in HUD sincerely appreciate your pat ience and we look forward to supplying you through our Area Offices with complete information and answers to your questions in early he concluded Monica Seidenberger Local beauty seeking title A strong bid for the top honors in the Texas Junior Miss Pageant will be made by a local beauty whose good looks charm and vibrant personality may well be an un beatable combination Shes none other than Seguins Monica Seidenberger Guadalupe County Fair Queen for Guadalupe County Junior Miss for and contestant in last years Miss South Texas Heauty Pageant Contd pg 10 Tax suits and the pending trustee elec tion were the two principal items of busi ness of the Seguln Independent School Dis trict regular meeting Terms of threeSeguin Independent School District trustees will expire this year Tom Crump now president Walter Ulbrlcht and Herman Vogt It was announced at Tuesdays meeting therefore that an election will be held on Saturday April 5 to till these posts Applicants may file at the office of As sistant Superintendent Clarence Prase from 8 to 5 Monday through Frldaj Deadline for filing is March 6 Tax Matters Meanwhile suits against 239 county refll1 dents will be filed for nonpayment of taxes In the amount of according to a decision made by trustees in the Tuesday night meeting The board also approved payment of 37 cents per unit to the Ad Valorem Records Inc for services prepared for the tax of fice And Southwestern Appraisal Compaitf Inc will receive per unity for placing value on new construction and other new taxable buildings The homestead tax exemption for persons 65 years of age or older was ap proved by the board In this connection SJSD Tax Collector Assessor Elmo Baese expressed his hope that those involved would not all come Im mediately but would wait until later in the month to render their property thus enabling his office to give better service He pointed out however that the deadline for rendering property is January 31 The Citys plan for reappraisal of prop erty scheduled on the School Board agenda was deferred pending Legislative action on the matterPositive Approach Al Lohse principal of Ball Elementary School reported on training he and members of his staff have received in Education Service Center Region Austin The training received will be passed oq to other teachers and subsequently studied for use throughout the system Contd pg 10 Cool Cookie ICICLES ANYONE Mary Ann Just daughter of Mr and Mrs Ed gar Just shivers by the side of an icy miracle wrought by this weeks 18degree cold wave bringing to Seguin the first hard freeze of the winter Bill Lovett mourned here Another longtime pillar of the Seguln area William Francis Lovett was being mourned here this week following bis death in Aystlns Westrofejeter Hospital Lovett who was 82 at the time of death succumbed of cancer He had lived in that city following his retirement from the auto mobile business here In 1966 Memorial services were conducted for the civic and church leader In Austins First Presbyterian Church last Friday Jan 10 Survivors Include his widow Mrs Alice Jlose Lovett who will remain In their home in Austins Westminister Manor one daugh ter Mrs J D Jamison of Seguin one son the Rev Thomas P Lovett of San Antonio and eight grandchildren and four great gjrandchiiaren The deceased owned the Chevrolet dealer ship in Seguto before selling it to his sonin law Jim Jamison Lovett had ajso served as a Captain In the fefantry in Europe during World War J and as a Major in the Selective Service in Missouri during World War 11 His accom pMstaieats in community service both In Seguin and Austin were extensive Locally tie was chairman of the first Cofflmwity Fund Drive past president of the Rotary Club and the Chitmbsr ol Com merce Past Commancter of Out American Legion H U Wood Post and a 50ytar member of that organization Lovett wat also a 50year member ol the Masonic Lodge a respected Elder in SeKuint Corud pg 10 Coliseum drive reflects unity bevenhundred dollars were a to the growing Coliseum iund this while he quest foi federal suppuit steppedup and is dnected sUiid b foj diifi Mom on dual pluse of plans Total aiiiDuni of and iush already contributed b a ioinmuiutj united behind UllS populcj pi If I IIOVS btdllds ill 501 whiih rthen ddded to the mUia eai marked bv i uiunlv bond ssue the local total cui runlb to New Investors Boost Coliseum Fund AUDITION to lilt I DliueumVuditoriiun fund was pnMmed this b tht Han American loiibioDela ituui pi cMdtni and Lontreras i lw giuups 65 members Receiving ihfc chech with Kuud Chairman Herb Schuben I he golfers also plan to donate the ii annual pioceeds to the fund I UiuXlet which includes a schidulc of association his lor and ship roster will be published in Mas i photo Wittnebtrt Death cause reported report ui JenUi last Jec 30 of Koduey KelcUeit has Ue difcd Ol jCUlfe Iil Hi Justict ol A All lie Mat Newest niveslMi in llic CJiiaeuih the rtUli and the Mounted with And as has jevn gvueialli riuled b Coii seurii ftoiHeis ve heaid luinoib uf much Millie in end uf local in this prujecl n far 11 ulli uv e i Meaimruie ul the Xktinu Area i ouiiCil uf iuveriiiiieiits AAlnti visited isiih the oum l uuunissiootrs oui i Biceuteurual uHuwU late ij tielp complete ihe uext step in 4ufai a aubsuuiLui federal gi am for the prujeil AACtXJ Chwfs it txecuiite Lureclur U Nulzun and riuuii UiieclxiJ erteia visited with 1 and Mi fiiUiUiin i tu a quire a nmcn more detailed narrative of the project than had been required for the previous Steps Attending the briefing session at the Court House were Judge Pat the Commis i oners Coliseum Committee Chairman Fredleiri Schroeder and Bicentennial Chair man lohii lay lor lliorougb ihe AACOG officials after reviewing thM additional riarration which had beenprepared b the Bicentennial Commission highly com plimented the documents thoroughness and professionftUsm as important to the pos sible success of the grant application Possibilities of increasing the sue tig federal grant request were also but a final decision was dsteyed But as at now a grant is being sought On In another action by the Coliseum build ing committee archiiecW were advised to stand by before proceeding to the start Jt final building plans Decision on the tensiveness of those final pJans will te made following a study over the next The Biceateanial is g every ettort to secure 41 ft dollars tor COBMBM uity with Uie finest faciiuv possible   

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