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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 29, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Center Box 75235 Wednesday 25 cents October HeraldZeitung 89 91 24 pages 2 sections USPS 37 7880 New Texas The debate Reagan exchange hit trail where election close PRESIDENT CARTER CLEVELAND AP President Carter and Ronald Reagan emerged upbeat from their dramatic debate and charged into the final six days of the UHlfl presidential concentrating on the big state Each claimed the edge from his per formance in their headon Reagan was heading for Texas and Carter for two of the major states still judged a tossup in most With most public opinion polls saying the presidential race is too close to Tuesday nights debate was viewed as a potentially decisive and each candidate played what he believed were his strongest cards An AP poll said most of those watched the debate leaned toward Reagan even before the and that each candidate gained about i percentage points after the debate mostly from the ranks of the Carter lashed out at his Republican challenger as dangerous and belligerent on foreign He described Reagans positions on domestic issues ridiculous and Reagan in but biting language of his own blamed Carter for inflation and unem ployment and said he couldnt describe his dif ferences with the president on the uses of American military power because I dont know what Carters policies Reagan said his positions on issues were being distorted by the After the 90minute the two men shook hands briefly and then joined their wives and sup porters in premidnight Carter said he felt very but he cautioned supporters that weve got another week to Next Tuesday the decision will be not in the hands of debate judges or the League of Women Voters or the The decision will be in the hands of millions of Americans like At a similar rally a few blocks Reagan 1 seemed to do all Ive examined myself and 1 cant find any gave me an opportunity to raise some issues about the failures of this ad We had the offensive Reagan was on the said Gerald the advertising chief for the Carter It reversal of the usual relationship between incumbent and The debate played to tens of millions of television viewers predcbate estimates ranged from iO million to 85 million and many others who tuned into radio The candidates answered questions from four journalists and had the op portunity for rebuttal and The moderator was commentator Howard who played the same part in the first televised presidential debate between Richard Nixon and John Kennedy in The forum was sponsored by the League of Women Moments after the debate Reagan moved to deal with the war and peace issue that has logged his I believe with all my heart that our first priority must be world peace and that use of force is always and only a last resort when everything else has said Voter concern that Reagan might gel the nation involved in a war played a role in prompting the Republican nominee to change his position and agree to a oneonone debate with Before that Reagan had insisted that in dependent presidential candidate John Anderson have a role in any debate Anderson was out in the cold Tuesday See THE Page 5A CHALLENGER REAGAN i Wjf iRf W tf 1 1 s ygr Ready for Gartenfest The restored Schrnitz Hotel on Main Plaza is un dergoing final spruceup preparatory for the Conservation annual Gartenfest beginning at 4 Full detailb on Page Inside DEATHS 1214A HOROSCOPE 10A 10A 16A 10A 1 8B 4A 68A STOCKS T LISTIMGS WEATHER Tram fees proposed for parks By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer A preliminary plan for development of the citys Comal River parks Hinman Island and Prince Solins was unveiled before a joint City CouncilParks and Recreation Advisory Board workshop The workshop participants liked many of the plans but disagreed sharply on some of the major the plan calls for closing the parks to through and linking them by a tram Visitors would pay an entrance fee good for parking and tram and leave their cars in two large parking one off the present Fredericksburg Road entrance and the other in the open area of Prince Solins An access road to the golf course and the Landa Street entrance to the Wurstfest area would remain A command or at the parking lots would handle tickets per car was suggested picnic area reservations with a charge for large groups and pavilions built to ac commodate information and We have found your situation is not Nearly all smaller towns with a park as attractive as yours find it suffering from too much too many Bob vice president of Teliord and The San Antonio firm was hired by the city to develop the plan to deal with park overcrowding a host of related Frazer stressed the plan was not and the recom mendations could be approached in We want to work with he but when he I would really like to see you take the cars The smells and sounds of JOE ROGERS off uuto traffic automobiles are not conducive to a real outdoor As discussion followed big differences arose over the following areas whether to keep the parks closed to traffic all year or just during the busy tourist season whether to close all roads through the parks or to leave the Street axis open to traffic and whether to let local in free or charge them a season ticket There was a rough that California Street should be connected to Fredericksburg Road near the main springs and a barricade prevent traffic access to the rest of the park from that One raised by advisory board member Alleue had no immediate but the par ticipants agreed it could influence tin course and pace of the parks development as much as any other How are we going to pay for this she The plan involves estimated ex penditures of above and beyond the citys own fiscal projec The most expensive single item in the the parking arc estimated to cost The workshop discussed possible use of the citys contingency revenue from the state sales and federal matching funds from the Land and Water Conservation suggested a bond but council member Laverne Kbcrhard was not optimistic about the chances of vntcr This park has been in the red year after It would be facet inns to think a profit could suddenly be made on It we go ahead with a we would at least have soine funds to relieve the parks and we can still reinvest it in further develop Councilman Joe lingers Rogers became the main advocate nl keeping the park closed In tiallii all The whole aim is to preserve nm park for To mind automobile traffic should be per manently closed We cant go about this piecemeal or part and Hie was were nou its going In be a he Woffoid and advisni y board member Sharon 1liatr It would be ridiculous In n tram in the off And il no how do you get the parking lots to the playground ni picnic area Ihair Try Rogers is good Ioi but a lot ol mothers with children u Im like to use he park for lunch uill avoid going there if they dont have a ce You cant ask them to hike that lai Kberhard How about birthday parlies Theres no way to get in Iheie all 1agt1BA Crossing interstate Woman dies accidentally 5A 10A 5A A New Braunfels woman in her mid 40s was killed early this morning when she attempted to cross the northbound lane of an Emergency Medical Services worker Mary of 795 was killed by a northbound car as she at tempted lo cross ihe Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jon Lindlev I dont know if she didnt see tin car or misjudged it i the distance la explaining that the driver tried to avoid hitting Hart by swerving away from The accident occurred at in the 700 block of the EMS Hart was pronounced dead at the scene at by Justice of the Peace Unc She suffered multiple mjui No charges will be IlKd in Lindley Hart was employed at Colonial Manor Nursing 821 Services are pending al penscliniKlt Funeral Homo ;