New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas
Cougarettes 36, Lockhart 35 Southside 73, Rangers 65 (Friday) Rangers 64, Bandera 62 (Saturday) Rangerettes 65, Floresville 34
Unicorns 55, Fredericksburg 53 Fredericksburg 64, Unicorn girls 26 Cougars 75, Lockhart 52
Houston 78, Arkansas 73 SMU 74, TCU 70 Texas Tech 92, Baylor 71
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Nm Braunfels. Texas
Vol. 94-No. 15.
January 20,1985 50 Cents 56 Pages— 5 SectionsReagan's second term to begin today
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the last day of his first term, President Reagan helped his grandchildren build a snowman in the White House Rose Garden as thousands of old-line conservatives and young Republicans gathered in the nation’s capital to celebrate the beginning of four more years.
On the eve of his swearing-in to a second term, Reagan and his wife Nancy joined Vice President George Bush, his wife Barbara and 6,000 invited, paying guests at a star-studded black-tie gala produced by Frank Sinatra, a personal friend of the Reagans.
Five-thousand of the president’s younger supporters, many of whom attended a Republican “leadership forum” Saturday morning, rocked at a pre-inaugural concert of their own, across town from the gala at
Washington’s new Convention Center.
The event featured Kool and the Gang, Jerry I^e I,ewis and Johnny I^ee, but organizers didn’t bill it as an ordinary rock concert. “Coat and tie is recommended,” the invitations said.
It was part of the inaugural committee’s effort during the four days of inaugural festivities to cement young peoples’ allegiance to future GOP candidates.
The 73-year-old Reagan, whose appearance on a college campus at the outset of his poltical career in the 1960s could start a student riot, carried 60 percent of voters between 18 and 30 years old in the November election.
In an unannounced and apparently unplanned moment Saturday morning, the nation’s oldest president was
photographed taking advantage of a gap in his schedule and a recent snowfall to help his son Michael’s family make a snowman outside the Oval Office.
The relaxed and happy atmosphere stood in stark contrast to inauguration eve four years ago, when Jimmy Carter spent his last night as president not dancing with his wife and closest friends as he had planned but on a sofa in the Oval Office waiting anxiously for the outcome of the climactic negotiations in Algeria that led the next day to the release of 53 American hostages held for 444 days in Tehran.
When they were finished. Reagan posed for pictures with Michael, Michael’s wife, Colleen, and their children, Cameron and Ashley. First lady Nancy Reagan, who told an interviewer just before Thankgiving that there was an
estrangement between Michael and the first family, was not in sight, although their differences reportedly have been patched up.
The elder Reagans later crossed the street to dine at Blair House, the government guest quarters, with some of the president’s closest aides, a few favorite Cabinet members and several old friends from California. The gourmet luncheon for about 20 couples was billed as a private event, and no reporters or photographers were permitted entry.
On Capitol Hill, the pro-Reagan lobbying group Citizens for America threw a reception for the president's conservative supporters to honor two of their
See REAGAN, Page 16A
McQueeney voters say no
By DANA STELL Staff writer
For the second time in five months, residents of the McQueeney and Treasure Island communities have voted down the chance to incorporate their town.
And the margin was identical — 60 votes.
Saturday’s incorporation try failed 283-to-343. An Aug. ll incorporation vote in McQueeney also failed by 60 votes — 224-16-261 Treasure Island’s election was separate that month, and it, too, failed 36-to-88 It was that community’s third incorporation trv.
After the August incorporation election, the McQueeney steering committee re-drew its proposed city limits, but they were not accepted by a Guadalupe County judge. Then, in October, Judge James Sagebiel accepted another re-drawn map and called Saturday’s election.
Members of the McQueeney incorporation steering committee maintained that making McQueeney a city would protect residents from annexation by Seguin.
On Jan. I, Seguin C’ity Council annexed one-mile strips near FM 78, FM 464 and Texas 46. I .ast October, that city annexed fhur parcels of land west and north of its city limits.
City Council there said its annexation helped protect the city from encroachment from New Braunfels, McQueeney, and Schertz.
In September, New Braunfels annexed two-mile strips out FM 725 and Texas 46 toward McQueeney.
On Jan. 15, the city of Seguin filed a lawsuit which would have answered many questions if McQueeney had incorporated, including which city has priority when extra-territorial jurisdiction boundaries overlap
McFarlane trip kept secret
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Reagan’s national security adviser, Robert C. McFarlane, made a secret five-nation tour of Central America just before Reagan was to lie sworn in for a second term, a White House spokesman disclosed Saturday night.
Deputy White House press secretary Robert Suns told reporters at a pre-inaugural gala that McFarlane made the trip to talk to the heads of state of the five nations and reaffirm “the president’s policy for the coining months” as the second term begins.
Sims said McFarlane spoke to officials in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Guatemala.
But the spokesman refused to disclose any specifics of what was discussed and said he was not at
See TRIP, Page WA
County officials lose salary pleas
DERY). Cl ARK. HERALD ZEITUNG
Fidel Tamez outlines his case; Hazel Kuhn is seated at right
Panel gives 8-0 'no' vote to constable
By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer
Constable Fidel Tamez lost his bid for a salary increase of $10,696 when the grievance committee voted 8-0 to deny his request Friday.
About 25 people showed up for his presentation including county commissioners Bill George and Lorenzo (Yankee) Camarillo, Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger, and constable of Precinct 3, Hank English.
When Tamez gave his presentation. about IO citizens were heard on the subject of whether the constable should have the increase with three against.
The county judge also requested district attorney Bill Sehroeder and Kent Newman, supervisor of the warrants and civil papers section, to answer questions on details of law enforcement in the county that pertain to the constable’s job.
Also committee member Bill Renner, the county attorney, asked Tamez questions about his assumption that crime was on the increase in his precinct.
“In the county as a whole we had a decrease in misdemeanor cases from 1,590 to 975 cases. Do you have any figures to indicate that your precinct did not follow the county-wide pattern?” Renner asked.
See TAMEZ. Page 16A
The county grievance committee Friday turned down the district clerk’s request for a 5 percent pay raise on a 3-4 vote.
District Clerk Hazel Kuhn was asking for the 5 percent “cost-of-living” raise that most other county employees received. The 1985 budget gave her a 2.5 percent raise, which according to County Judge Fred Clark’s figures is I percent below die actual increase in the cost of living during 1984. So in effect the district clerk has received a pay cut in real dollars.
The vote was taken by secret ballot.
The grievance committee consisted of six count) elected officials, three citizens drawn from the list of grand jury members from the previous year, and Clark. its presiding, non-voting chairman. All were present except Sheriff Walter Fellers, who left word that he had prior commitments.
Oil Kuhn’s request Clark had explained that the commissioners were attempting to reach some amount of parity between the responsibilities, budget size and number of employees a particular elected official has
“We cannot give an 8 percent raise to an office w e feel has more responsibility and > percent to the district clerk; our counts does riot have that kind of money So we have to go about it iii this manner,”
See KUHN, Page ISA
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It will be cloudy, windy and cold today with a high around 30 A lake wind advisory is in effect with gusty winds from the north. Decreasing cloudiness tonight will bring much colder temperatures expected to drop to about 15. It will be cloudy and cold Monday and Tuesday with highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s. There will be a chance of snow or freeing rain Tuesday night. Saturday’s low was 34 and the high was an unseasonable 71. Sunset tonight is at 5:58 and sunrise Monday is 7 .25
a.rn Monday’s sun will set at 5:59 p.m.
Everyone has some albums in his record collection that he wishes he’d never bought. Amateur critic Robert Johnson tells you about some real losers he’d like to melt down. Page SB
BUSINESS _ 6A
Hollmig wins Edwards race
The incumbent in the race for a seat on the board of the Edwards Underground Water District will
serve six more years
S. Craig Hollmig was re-elected Saturday with 454 votes Challenger
W E Lowry received 168 votes.
“It was a fantastic turn-out, said County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury. “The best turn-out ever.”
One director was elected in each of the District’s five counties of Comal, Bexar, Hays, Uvalde and Medina. Plach county has three directors on the board of the aquifer district, which was created in 1959 to develop plans for the use and protection of the water in the Edwards Aquifer.
“We had a good turn-out,” Hollmig said “And I want to thank everyone who voted for showing their concern and interest in the water issues that confront us.”
When running for his director’s seat, to which he was appointed three
years ago, Hollmig said lie is concerned about growth iii the Edwards region and the effect of growth on the flow of Comal Springs
“Growth is fine, but do it using a source of water other than the Edwards Aquifer,” he said, advocating the development of a surface water reservoir to supplement the aquifer
I awry, a rancher and industrial engineer, said he was concerned about a short sighted appl ouch to the problems of the aquifer He said he mainly was interested in thy agricultural aspects oi me ^awards Aquifer
One of Hollmig’s first duties will be to meet with Carroll Hoffmann, j Comal County’s othei director, to appoint a director to fill the seat left vacant by the late Oliver Haas
Haas died Jan. 5. He had four years remaining in his term after being reelected in 1983.