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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Baseball playoffs Cougars win 52 Game 2 tonight 10A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 106 Wednesday May 25 Cents 30 Pages 3 Sections Reagan raps outlines reforms WASHINGTON AP President winning plaudits from congressional tax is proposing a vast tax overhaul with lower larger exemptions and fewer deductions a system he promises will lift the poor and make everybodys neighbor pay a fair go for he The 72yearold federal income tax is unwanted and the president said in a nationally broadcast speech Tuesday For the sake of simplicity and we must radically change the structure of a tax system that still treats our earnings as the personal property of the Internal Revenue he Death and taxes may be but unjust taxes are Reagan said in a speech laden with praise for free the family unit and American His he is Americas tax plan a revolutionary first for fair ness in our future a long overdue commitment to help working Americans and their families and a challenge to our entire nation to Key members of Congress were generally impressed with what details the president Dan whose House Ways and Means Committee must originate tax presented the Democratic Partys formal response to the president and pledged If Reagans plan can deliver all it said hell have a great deal of Democratic But who control the will not rubber stamp the he Bob who heads the Senate Finance Com said American workers would fare well under the presidents See Page 14A 90yearold woman assaulted By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Local police are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest andor indictment of a Latin man who assaulted a 90yearold woman Clara wife of the late author Oscar suffered a broken arm and a cracked rib after a young Latin man forced his way into her home at 329 Zink about She had finished watering her and started back to the front When she got to the screen she turned and saw a Mexican man standing Detective Ray Douglas She tried to close the wooden door and hit him with her walking But he forced his way See Page 14A Before and during DERYL CLARK Top cars line Loop 337 and jam into every available space during Tuesdays New BraunfelsCanyon baseball The scene was different hours earlier Suspected aliens stopped on 135 By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Eighteen illegal aliens were taken into custody this mor ning after an immigrations officer stopped a van on In terstate 35 just north of the Guadalupe River New Braunfels Police Detective Juan Gusme said Charles Williamson with the Immigration and Naturalization Service called for assistance about this Williamson was following the white saw its occupants in the back and suspected they were illegal He then put in his call for and David Wilson and patrolman Martin Meyer Im not sure how he knew they were Hes real busy right so I cant ask Gusme at presstime But he did what hes trained to The three two women and 13 men who were inside the van were headed toward But Gusme said their exact destination had not yet been Gusme said the smallest child looked to be about two or three years Part of the group looks like a family you a his wife and some but I dont know that for he Charles Williamson frisks one of the suspected illegal aliens LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNu Victims body found Divers located the body of a 20 yearold Luling man who drowned in Canyon Lake Monday while helping a woman who had slipped off into deep Eliasar of PO Box was pronounced dead at Tuesday by Peace Justice Fred He was found in about 55 feet of water off the point of Comal near where he was last seen Rodriguez had been recorded wading off the park shore when a woman stepped off into deep water and called for Lake ranger Lee Hunt said Rodriguez grabbed her and pulled her but slipped off an underwater The woman then tried to help but he went Game warden Neil assisted by divers Randy Mike Carter and Russell found the body at about 150 feet off The body was taken to Doep penschmidt Funeral where funeral arrangements are Radar outlook partly cloudy Weather Service tower may relocate at airport ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer The decision isnt expected until the but chances are good that the National Weather Service will move a sophisticated radar station to the New Braunfels In the past said Bill area manager for the NWS in San site surveyors have looked at three including Canyon Lake and the Thats the most likely and the most logical place to put Crouch said of the But thats before politics gets into The move will accomodate a new radar system to serve commercial and military airports in Austin and San Many residents of where this areas radar station has been for more than 20 are opposed to the Everytime you see that radar on it say s Hondo Its a matter of Crouch I can understand Its he but placing the new radar in Hondo would not serve the purpose its intended to The new Crouch will cost around That price includes a computer system to digest the information it a way to display the information to and a communication system to transmit the data to various control We do not have to have people operating this Crouch It will be run by The Hondo radar station had five em Along with showing the amount of rain and where it is the new radar also has a Doppler which can show which way and how fast rain drops are And Crouch is helpful in the warning process because it can determine the circulation of the formation of and gusts of It also detects wind which are large factors in a high per centage of plane Crouch He explained that the radar system is paid for through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Aviation the Air and the National Weather A condition of receiving the he is that the radar serve some of the needs of the military and the It is an expensive piece of but instead of buying their own radar one is for multiple Crouch Hondo is out of the picture for the new Crouch because the system must serve airports and military bases in Austin and San They looked at a site south of Canyon Lake and they looked at a site at Camp Bullis north of San There were technical problems at both of the sites heavy rains and flash flooding make it hard to get in and out of in bad he The airport in New Braunfels looks See Page 14A High schools set graduation ceremonies Inside School days are just about over for area high school with commencement exercises set for Thursday and New Braunfels High School commencement ceremonies will tyegin at 8 Friday at Unicorn Canyon High School seniors will the chance to toss their graduation caps in the air beginning at 8 Thursday at the CHS A special reserve section be marked off for those holding and others may sit in the general admission part of the In case of inclement the program will be moved to the school gym and only those holding tickets will be Each senior has been given seven admission Commencement addresses at Canyon will be given by valedic torian Sandra Foerg and salutatorian Elgin and the Gordon pastor of the First Baptist Church of New Smithson Valley High Schools program will begin at and will include a special musical program by the high school band and Short addresses by valedictorian Naomi Williams and salutatorian Susan Gibbs will be followed by commencement speaker Tom The congressman represents the 21st District of which includes Comal part of Bexar County and 24 other Hill Country and West Texas He was reelected to his fourth consecutive term in The top ten seniors at each high school will be recognized as honor and diplomas will be presented to graduates at both Smithson Valley and Canyon high schools by Comal ISO Smithson Valleys commencement will be at the schools football If the weather turns the ceremony will move to the gymnasium where admission will be by ticket At the New Braunfels High School if the weather turns the ceremonies will move indoors to the Valedictorian David deLemos and Salutatorian Darlene Scribner will give commencement New Braunfels ISD board of trustees will hand out Water Watch Comal Rivei 250 iup 4 Canyon inflow 432 idown 23 Canyon Dam ourtlow Edwards Aquilei down Canyon Lake level down Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and warm today and with increasing cloudiness late tonight and early Thursday Winds will be southerly at 1015 miles per hour today and decreasing to near 10 mph ;