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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas ForumDuring UT-OU pre-game Herald Zeitung New Braunfels Te*as Wednesday October 7 *987 Page 5A Continued from Page 4A originated and who was targeted, vilified and impacted Look at flagrant violation of state and federal law, in particular, public defiance of the open meetings act And look who has benefitted from this ordinance Most builders and developers do not agree that we need to spend the additional $75,000 merely because it s available We know it won t be returned Other uses can be made of It. for example, five more policemen, crossing guards for several years, vehicles and equip merit or a drainage project For now we learn that in their zealous haste to throttle builders, the drainage group miscalculated the cost of the San .Antonio and Santa t iara street project The drainage trail is littered with miscalculations mistakes, and ugly monuments Where is the actual benefit” Mr Rutherford s utopian com munity is a meritorious ideal, but in practicality, it is) unattainable At some point in this process, common sense must prevail It is beyond me and probably in line for a bum steer or golden fleece award for our electerd decision makers to pay thousands of public dollars to an out-of town company to determine their philosophy W»* have experienced a decline in business property values anti tax base not entirely due to the1 economy The decline and death of any civilization society or com munity begins with isolation To limit retard, or stop normal growth leads to stagnation loss of tax base increased taxes and decay of in frastructure N ou certainly do not owe me any other person group or majority of persons a vote VS hat you do owe us Is an objective reasonable analysis »>t the facts and a fair just dex is ion based on the fat ts I would hop** that decision does not restrain anyone s trade or constitute an un compensated devaluation of anyone s property Thank you John ) tv* Real estate and pan mutuel I lear F ditor In rrply to the revent dis* ussions meetings and letters to the editors I would like to add my thoughts Vs a licensed Heal F.xtatr broker sluing business tn Texas for more than 3) years pnmarly in farms and ram hrs and as a farmer and ran iticr all my life I have never seen the absolute no < tem amt for our lands here in Texas \nd since I have much experience on tmth Niiies of the fence it can be quite emphatically said that if TV\.i*> dor* not get pan mulurl horse racing on Sox '    manv Texas farms and ranches will tie in a very bad financial situation At present there Is a very large per< etitage of our farms and ram es on the real estate market with the owners wanting to retire tiut as it is now lf it re are no buyers ami our commodity prices equal the same level as that of It37 while land de rn a ml ami prices are down more than 7b percent within the last two vears ]he oppMients of pard mutuel are saying just raise the taxes May I say rnv friend you are saddling vour self me and everybody who owns anything in Texas, as well as the tuture generation with a horrible amount of taxes; there is never enough While we realize that parimutuel is not a panacea, it is. however, a step in the right direction for Texas The nay-sayers can offer no more than doom and gloom; remember bingo, Granny’s games, and liquor by the drink’’ And many more Presently, our taxes and jobs go to other surrounding states and Mexico There are now 35 that have pari mutuel It has helped their schools, the elderly and many other worthwhile projects, and all on a voluntary basis The pan mutuel bill would stnclyz enforce regula tions something we do not have now It would also create more than 8,000 Jobs and a farm related economic impact of more than $712,000,000 by the year 2000. according to our Texas Departmnet of Agriculture While some preachers are raising cane all the while building their own monuments, we should be building Texas with self help programs Vorw in Ii V age I Sent sa l^tnd and Cattle Go Seguin Dallas policeto test new open container law Firearm control county priority Hear Fditor David May is to tie commended for his fine Oct 2 report "Firearms control law not intended for Iota! dilution " SR VICI clearly indicates that there is to tie no discharge of anv kind of firearms on IO or less acres except tn suc h instances when one must protect hts home from intruders This figure was arrived at because the legislators understand that stray bullets can travel vast distances in to someone s home and possibly into someone s heart Manv hornet in the ( anyon l^cke area have teen shot into already and a great deal of our problems come from tracts in I subdiv I sums which have IO or less kCfK v 22 < aliter bullet can easily travel cine mile and a bullet from a deer rifle can easily travel three miles for example It is the great responsibility of government to protect the safety and welfare of all the citizens It is for this reason that I read with great distress that the c omal ( oun tv c ommissioners may seek a referendum on the firearms control issue during a general election next vear since when in this countrv do we allow tome people to vote on whether some of the rest of us are to br allowed to tie safe in our own homes and yards As I ***** it this would he a clear violation of our civil rights \ t»rrs4»n > right to life in not negotiable and should mg ?»-contingent on whether it might in terfere with amittier person s pur Milt of pleasure The time has come for th** county commissioners to stop looking for ways to thwart the intent of >H gic and to make safety of the people a top priority by enacting a strong et fes tive firearms control ordinance \4e have beer. extremely lucklv so far that no one has tieen shot but our luck is bound to soon run out cut raged in canyon l-ake DALLAS (AP) The traditional Friday night romp before the Texas-Ol football game could become a testing ground for the state's new open container law. which took effect Sept I. police say i)eputy Chief W L Cannaday of the Dallas Police Department, who is leading crowd control and security preparations for the annual bash. said officers will issue citations to drivers they sw drinking ‘it ll be just like a traffic citation ” Cannaday said of the law. w hich made drinking and driv mg a Class C misdemeanor Pedestrians, however, will tie permitted to drink and walk, so long as then do so in the right direr turn with the proper frame of mind and w ?h< • stopping Kveryone in the rally parade must walk in the same counterclockwise direction, and dawdle? will be encouraged to move along by the 'do polo e and reserve officers who will lie on duty downtown. Cannaday said Foot traffic will move west on the* north side of designated streets ann east on the south side he said The moving sidewalk.” as the continuous motion plan has been dubbed, was created by police several years ago to reduce confrontation^ among celebrants About 15 or 2D years ago. arrests approached I (M> the night before the Idiversity of Texas I niversity of Oklahoma football game in the Cot ton Howl In recent years ("annaday said. only about HK) people have landed in jail on that par ticular Friday night \Se re expecting about I On arrests again ’his year Cannaday said Most of those will be for bt* mg drunk and disorderly In the years before police and lawmakers gee in volved the pregame rivalry Aas far more raucous and dangerous When the old Raker Hotel at ('< -Timer* *■ rn I Akard streets (since replaced by the Southwestern Bell Towers) served as mayhem headquarters, it was not unusual for guests to dangle such objects as chairs, lamps and each other from the windows to incite the mob below Police officers, whose while helmets made ideal targets sometimes took direct hits from falling bottles Now the police are in place every few feet the Raker is gone, the crowd is less frantic and, at midmght the city 's street department rolls out the water wagons and begins washing down Com merce Stree' and anyone who is left thus signal mg an end to the celebrating Merchants along Commerce Street no longer seem to fear the Friday night crowd Several n eluding the downtown Neiman-Marcus store and the Adolphus Hotel, said they are taking no extra precautions And at the Adolphus Barber Shop owner ** Bob Henderson was at a .oss for a promotional gimmick this year Last year, he offered “Boz Haircuts a sot* of multicolored shaved and braided style created by Of s All American linebacker Brian Bosworth But Bosworth has graduated and now plays professional ball Immigration grace period ends HARLING!*'N lexas \P The grace period is over I S Immigration and Naturalization Service of finals w arned Rio Grande Valley employers Tuesday that thev have begun enforcing the new im migration law and have issued six citations so far rn the 13 state Southern Region The employer sanctions provision of the 1986 Im migration Reform and Control Act is designed to discourage employers from hiring illegal aliens The law requires employers to have a completed employment eligibility form on file known as the Form I 9. for all workers hired after No\ 6. 1986 F ederal officials allowed an initial grace period so employers could get acquainted with the new requirements but that s now over said Roy Sut ton. assistant director for Investigations with the INN' Harlingen District that covers s**ven counties at th* st at* s southern tip Ue have a dozen or so cases here we re look mg at Sutton said Tuesday, and warning cita lions will be issued to first time violators through Mav U 1988 After that full sanctions, including fines will go into effect The INS and Border Patrol so far have issued six citations a1! in Texas, in the Southern Region said the Border Patrol’s Jerry \rmstrong deputy chief patrol agent assigned to the regional office in Dallas Some offices, however have taken additional time to educate employers about the new aw since the beginning of the citation period on Sept I “We have been kind of slow but we re now in an enforcement mode ” Armstrong said Repeat violators under the employer sanctions are subject to fines up to $10.(too for each unauthorized employee after June I Sutton said employers previously cited will be subject to fines before then It would have to be flat non compliance Sutton said The agency is not citing employers it has not contacted with its educational campaign, but Ae want the business people to know we will be issuing citations ‘ Sutton said GRANZIN’S MEAT MARKET .»    <r*rJ644    McQueeney    Rd. 625-3510    ] MKT MADE BEEF JERKEV. 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