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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Not ready yet 410 M053 MICROPLEX INC MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX 75 Completion date pushed back on new county jail By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer The architects representative canceled an onsite inspection of the new jail apparently pushing the finishing date back This word came at press time today after county commissioners agreed in Thursdays commissioners meeting to inspect the ad ministrative area of the new The agreement came during a discussion with Buddy representing the architect firm of Chris Just nitpicking little odds and ends canceled the Vogler Yesterday on a quick I thought it was but when I gave it a thorough going over this I see its not When the building the sheriffs department will take possession of that meaning it will have keys to that portion of the building and begin to move allowing other contractors to But moving in completely will have to wait until the entire building is The day we are aiming at right If commissioners accept the building is May because that is the day that the teletype machine arrives and will be turned Chief Deputy Brian John said in a telephone interview prior to the The rest of the schedule hinges on when the building is accepted by the John If Monday isnt the teletype machines arrival will have to be the chief deputy We have 90 percent of our files and everything already in ready to Department of Public Safety rules allow only one teletype machine to operate in any law enforcement When the new RCA teletype that same day the teletype See Page 12A Chamber hires Jackson to replace Temple William E Bill Jackson has accepted the position of director of convention and visitor services with the New Braunfels Chamber of Chamber Executive Vice President Bill Warner announced the addition Jackson will begin his duties here June Warner said he was extremely pleased to have someone with Jacksons knowledge and professional ability with our He will certainly add to the strength and effectiveness of the chamber management Jackson has been executive vice president of the Greater Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce since 1983 and has eight years chamber experience in and Jackson earned a bachelors and masters degree from Texas University in Kingsville and attended the In stitute for Organization Management for four Jackson replaces Eddie who left the chamber in January to pursue other Sports Weekend State track meet opens tonight in Austin 9A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday May 25 Cents 24 Sections Really swell Inflation rate takes new jump WASHINGTON AP Sharply higher gasolineand heating oil prices sent prices at the wholesale level up percent in the largest monthly increase since last the government said The gain actually says more about March because the energy price calculations in the Labor Departments produce price index lag a Energy com panies report their prices too late for inclusion in the most recent Prices at the wholesale level have now risen percent for the first four months of but are only per cent higher than April 1984 because there have been several months in which prices The April increase of percent would translate to an annual rate of percent if extended for 12 con secutive The volatile increase is the first time in 12 months when the index has shown backtoback The department had reported backtoback increases in November and December but revised the December figure today to show wholesale prices really were flat that Gasoline prices rose percent in the April report and heating oil rose Natural gas on the other declined Those energy which translated to a seasonally adjusted percent in the energy index as a offset declines in other major Food prices dropped 1 the fourth consecutive Prices for consumer goods other than food and energy edged down after a percent increase in Despite the sharp jump in energy which had been a major element in prices at the retail level rising percent in analysts say they dont forsee a continuation of that trend and are still predicting another year of relatively modest The optimism is based largely on the fact that worldwide oil demand is still well below the production capacity of oilproducing nations and is likely to remain so for some Pretty as a picture DERYL HERALD ZEITUNG This isnt a painting by a famous landscape but a photograph on Loop 337 made to look like a The blurry effect was achieved with infrared Blurry is a good for the weather today as as the sun went AWOL this Working County commissioners Thursday approved civil defense and library contracts with the city of New and discussed am bulance and jail These contracts dont change they just make the bookkeeping simpler for the city and the County Judge Fred dark That saves money for the he The civil defense contract puts Herb Syrings salary entirely under the city payroll and the city will sell its half of the civil defense truck to the Clark Right now Syring works for the city as a fireman and for the county as civil defense County Auditor Bate Bond That truck could probably be used by the sanitation but we can decide that Clark Its a reasonably new The county has supported Dit tlinger Memorial Library with or about 20 percent of the library Under the new the county will give the city the money and agree to support 20 percent of the unless the commissioners find unusual increases in the library Other citycounty contracts discussed include fire emergency medical services and jail Clark negotiated with City Manager Joe Michie on several He said the EMS and fire protection that the county has paid each for will be exchanged for the citys use of the county jail with no money passed between the two City of New Braunfels had planned on increasing significantly these fees for fire and EMS calls that the city makes out in the Clark based on statistics of numbers of runs out in the But I met with all the volunteer fire department chiefs and Chief Jack Clark I found out that the city has been responding to calls out in the county without contacting the volunteer fire department first whose area it was The fire department established firstresponse areas on a and the city fire department agreed to call the departments before responding to a fire not in the citys Clark They will respond outside that firstresponse area only when they are Clark Also we agreed that an educational effort See Page 12A GOP senator pass budget WASHINGTON AP The Senate early today a Republican package of billion in spending cuts that would cancel next years Social Security benefit in creases and pare President Reagans defense buildup with an ailing GOP member rushed to the Capitol by ambulance to provide the winning The threeyear deficit reduction package next goes to the Democratic House of where its fate was House Democratic leaders have generally voiced opposition to any provison limiting Social Security Social Security the plan would hold the rise in defense spending constant with inflation next enough to allow an increase of It would kill 13 domestic programs while forcing deep reductions in But several programs the president originally sought to ter minate would survive the federal subsidy to the Small Texas roll call WASHINGTON API Here is how Texas senators voted in todays 5049 roll call by which the Senate gave tentative approval to a billion package of spending cuts endorsed by President On this a vote for was a vote to approve the plan while a vote against was a vote to reject There were 49 votes lor and 49 votes Vice President George Bush broke the tie by voting for the Republicans voting Democrats voting against Business Administration and Job Corps among them at sub stantially reduced funding Cuts originally proposed in several other programs such as health and agriculture were partially restored as Republican leaders made lastminute concessions to nail down the support needed for See Page 12A 48 absentee votes cast in bond election With only two days left to vote 48 votes have been cast in the Comal ISO million bond election set for next The last bond program for CISD passed in 1974 when the district had CISD has since grown 58 percent with a present enrollment of and a projected enrollment of by the 19891990 school In approximately of the districts students are currently taught in 22 portable classroom buildings scattered throughout The million bond if it passes next will mean a new Smithson Valley High School for and a new Canyon Middle School for 800 The current SVHS facility will be modified to serve as a junior high for the Mountain Valley and Smithson Valley The old CMS will be with proceeds used to offset the cost of the bonds and in Bulverde Elementary School will become Bulverde Primary for kindergarten through second and Bulverde Middle School will be converted into an elementary facility for grades three through Major additions and improvements at all CISD campuses are also part of the million patrons will vote FOR or AGAINST items on the bond proposal as a Absentee which began April 29 and continues through can be done from 8 to at the Central Ad See Page 12A Inside Weather Expect considerable late night and early morning cloudiness with partly cloudy afternoons through Daytime highs will reach the upper and lows will drop to the Comal River 254 cts tdown Yesterdays high was Canyon inflow Canyon Dam 427 cte down 39 and this mornings low was Edwards Aquifer down today is at and Canyon Lake level down Saturday is at 6 41 4A FOCUS 5A DEAR 810A 2A ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS 2B 3A ;