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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 9, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas                                hie of lift Cents f Bex W36 texafc 75235 Sunday Taylor Communications 50 cents November Herald 60 Pages 4 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas Veterans Day A time to honor our heroes By HENRY Staff writer We are the Short days ago We felt saw sunset Loved and were and now we lie In Flanders JOHN MCCREA Theres plenty of land and they can always move into the golf no they There are more than simple tomb stones covering the hillside at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Burial there is reserved for servicemen who have seen active and for their depen Theyre putting man and wife together you on top instead of side by Four New Braunfels veterans whose collective military experience spans 62 years and four wars visited the cemetery in ob servance of Veterans which is because it was an appropriate site and because one of William wanted to present a flag to cemetery authorities in memory of a comrade buried The trip to San Antonio had been marked by war good humored tales of discomfort and occasional moments of Now the men were and it was time for the hard Did you experience any personal bud dies during wartime I was the only one in my family who said Richard a sergeant in the Quartermaster Corps during World War Vietnam veteran Charles Borman shook his Erwin a Navy destroyer veteran and commander of Comal Post American was Id rather not talk about a B17 gunner during World War Our unit lost 87 percent Too he Is Veterans Day a time to recognize the or remember the dead answered after a Reininger and all members of Comal fought radically different wars and saw varying degrees of enlisted after the draft board turned him down because of his and served out of Camp Travis in San Antonio during the First World who had done a hitch with the regular Navy from 1927 to was called up during World War and ultimately served on 17 pulling North Atlantic convoy duty and participating in the Casablanca in vasion of North stayed in the Air Force until was stationed in Korea before the shooting and served in an intelligence unit in was trained as an but was assigned to drive trucks at Cam Ranh a huge supply base on the coast of South He or the the camp the drug use among his the occasional rocket The service was the beginning of a new See VETERANS Page ISA Staff photo by John Senior Charles William Richard Ludwig and Erwin Reininger visit Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Blocked crossing A Missouri Pacific freight train blocks the in tersection at West San Antonio Street at The train was standing still for Staff photo by Bill Snead about 10 minutes and took another 10 minutes to pass Trainblocked crossings are a constant complaint Motorist feels ticket for crossing is unfair By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Early Friday morning two men were given traffic tickets for crossing a railroad track as a train was approaching at the North Walnut Street The tickets are all the men have in however One man says he will pay the ticket without any hesitation because he realized what could have haor pened if the train had hit The other said he feels it is unfair that he got the ticket and says hell go to jail before paying the Oscar Diaz said he will not fight the He was in the first car which crossed the railroad Im guilty on About 50 feet from the railroad in I saw the blinking And I knew I should have Diaz What would have happened if the train had hit me Floyd who was in the second car crossing the Ill go to jail before I pay that damn ticket The tickets probably gonna cost but its the principal of the I just dont think that its According to Allen the train was approximately 150 yards from the intersection when be approached the tracks in his car at around that After crossing the he said he looked back in his mirror and the train was still 100 yards easy or more from the I had plenty of who said he feels its just said he has had to wait many times for trains to clear the in He also said trains have stopped on the tracks for as long as two He also commented that his wife had to wait at an intersection so long one that the which she had just bought melted all over the back seat of the And that cost us more money According to the citys traincrossing a train is prohibited from standing still in a street in tersection for longer than five But according to MoPac Agent Cecil who was quoted earlier as saying the law was like the blue rarely they try to prevent trains from having to black intersections at According to a spokesman from the Police Depart state law requires that the only reason a train could stop in an intersection for an excess period of would be if the train bad engine or other mechanical preventing it from As for those who try to race the train across the in tersection and try to beat they are taking their lives into their 9wo she outdistance s incomes WASHINGTON AP American working men and women saw their personal income gains in the second quarter outstripped by prices that increased more than twice as the Commerce Department reported Total personal income during the AprilJune including farm rose an average of only percent as a severe recession gripped the economy and choked off expansion that began in At the same the departments Bureau of Economic Analysis said its measure of inflation rose more than wiping out the income The moststriking aspect of the report was the pervasiveness of in Income increased in 34 states and in the District of but in every case was overcome by the in crease in Florida and Louisiana came closest to breaking even with inflation during the threemonth registering percent increases in total personal including farm Worst off was with its depressed automobile which registered a percent decline in Idaho showed a 1 percent Most of the deals with nonfarm personal which department analysts view as a more stable measure of the economy because of the volatility of farm in Before adjustment for non farm income rose in 44 states and the District of Columbia during the second The nation as a whole showed a percent increase after an im provement of percent in trie first three months of When farm income is taken into and measured against the percent inflation of the second only with percent in crease in staged ahead of Florida stayed Oklahomas secondquarter increase in incomematched its firstquarter But in every other the second quarter when the recession was at its worst brought less growth than the Nineteen states registered declines See Page 13A Inside Revenue lobbying due Comal County Commissioners Charles Mund and Orville Heitkamp will fly to Washington at county expense to meet with congressional representatives and do a little lob Tim assistant to County Judge Max said They will participate in an effort organized by the National Association of Counties to convince the lame duck session of Congress not to phase down revenue Commissioners Court is expected to pass a resolution supporting the lob bying effort at its Monday meeting at 10 at the Bills before the House and Senate to reauthorize the money measure have to be then go through con ference committee and a final vote by both before the Congress ad If counties cant recieve their January CHS mourns Maus loss Canyon football coach Sterling Jeter paused from his task of relining the Cougar Field playing surface and looked over at a couple of workers laboring at the base of the This is the third one in three Jeter a touch of sadness in his Theyre installing a memorial today for the one who died one year His parents decided to put the flagpole up as a Friday the Canyon football fans and students paid a memorial to Mike the third Cougar football player to die in the last three The team did it by playing zone champion Kerrville an im mensely talented to a virtual sjajadstiii before falling The students and fans did it with a moment of chilly silence before the game and with Judy Haetigsjers the student councils had to pause several times during the prayer because her voice was May we ask that you bestow your blessings to our dear friend and athlete Mike shs He will always be in our thoughts and Please have mercy on Mikes soul and com fort his Cougar Field announcer Archie Culpepper also had a catch in bis throat as be explained the situation to the Tivy fans and asked for a moment of a request honored with a crescendo of The dedication of the which was donated by the parents of Terry who died in a grain elevator accident last was called as was the mornings pep We canceled the pep rally because didnt feel like anybody would be in the mood to cheer and Jeter ex The whole school was quiet feel the whole different at Canyon has felt the atmosphere with the death of Kraft last year and Greg Voight the year The attended by the team members and a variety of was I feel so sorry for his momma and because I think he was their only Jeter I know they were a close Jeter looked back over at the then I guess Id better get back to be heading out across the field   

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